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that ends well, and I am well
content to know that Sally loves
her husband as much as she is ca-
pable of loving anybody, and that
he is both proud and fond of her
They told me their troubles since
they were married   how indignant
Mrs Edwards was at Nasts hi-
ring a servant for Sally, declaring
that she was  going on just like an
American girl.       When I could
afford it!  said Nast, very
truly.    The folks at 745 would
hardly come to see  em during this
episode.            I stayed till 11, and
came away with the cartes de
visites of both Sally and Nast in
my pocket.           A dank and drizzly
ride back to my dreary boarding-
house   which I shall soon quit
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page one hundred and ninety-eight
Description:Describes a visit to Sally and Thomas Nast.
Subject:Edwards, Sally (Nast); Edwards, Sarah; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Nast, Thomas; Women
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]
Scan Date:2011-01-03


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ''The New York Tribune'' at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; New Orleans, Louisiana; Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2011 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.