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	Chicago Lee  August 29 1886.

My dear Sir.
		I trust that you
will pardon my long delay in
replying to your very kind letter
of March last: my promotion and
a consequent change of station
so filled my hands with work of
various sorts that my private
correspondence has been perforce
neglected, and it is only now
that I am finding time to bring
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-Two: page two hundred and fourteen
Description:Letter from Alfred H. Terry, Chicago, to Thomas Butler Gunn, Wardington, Banbury, England, thanking him for his letter.
Date:1886-08-29
Subject:Gunn, Thomas Butler; Terry, Alfred Howe
Coverage (City/State):Chicago, [Illinois]
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.