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[second page of loose letter]
and I am now alone living the life
of a bachelor, dreary work in a
city like New York where no one
goes to see any one else.
  My sisters in England are very
anxious that I should visit England   I
am no less anxious to do it myself but
the expense of the whole affair is a great
impediment   still I hope to do it & then
I shall have the pleasure of seeing you.
  This is only a line to remind you in
truth that I have not ^|forgotten you| and [wish you?]
well.
  I am still working for Harpers
Life.  I find work pretty abundant
  If we should meet in England
I would have enough news and recollections
to tell you to keep me going for a year
	Yours faithfully
		F. H. T. Bellew
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page two hundred and four
Description:Letter from F. H. Bellew, New York, to Gunn, expressing his hopes to visit Gunn in England.
Date:1887-11-04
Subject:Bellew, Frank; Gunn, Thomas Butler
Coverage (City/State):New York, [New York]
Scan Date:2011-01-03

 

Volume
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.