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                Hayes ; Joe Scoville.
to Mataran s with one Bossy, a fellow wood-
pecker.  Talk of the two Wauds, Eytinge and
Nast.  W. Waud is at work on the Illustra-
ted, replacing Nast, subsequent to a row
between the latter and Sol, apropos of Mrs
Nast s objection to receive Mrs Sol Eytinge
as an acquaintance.  Hayes  wife is with
her friends down east.  Alf Waud, according
to his acquaintance, came back full of
soldier manners and oaths.  To 745
in the evening.  Haney, Matty and her father
up stairs.  In an hour came Eliza and
Jack, from a visit to the Nasts.  Stayed
till about 11.  Looked into the Optimus going
home and heard Lipscomb s cackle apro-
pos of things American.
   16.  Tuesday.  Down town by 1  . To
Savings Bank.  Looked in at Anthony s; 
saw Griswold.  Richardson is doing military
duty at East New York, in common with
Jack Edwards.  Met Joe Scoville at Ca-
nal Street, who showed me his card, with
 Correspondent of the London Morning Herald 
upon it and bragged about his  Manhat-
tan  letters.  To Leslie s; talk with him
and friend.  Up-town by Centre street car.
To the Winter Garden to inquire the address
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty: page one hundred and seventy
Description:Describes catching up with acquaintances.
Date:1862-09-15
Subject:Bossy; Civil War; Edwards, Eliza; Edwards, George; Edwards, John; Edwards, Martha; Edwards, Sally (Nast); Eytinge, Solomon; Griswold; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Haney, Jesse; Hayes (engraver); Hayes, Mrs. (engraver); Leslie, William; Lipscombe; Military; Nast, Thomas; New York illustrated news.; Richardson (boarder); Scoville, Joe; Vernon, Allie (Margaret Eytinge); Waud, Alfred; Waud, William
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York
Coverage (Street):Canal Street
Scan Date:2010-09-10

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" at Virginia, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, especially Hilton Head, Port Royal, St. Augustine, Key West, and the end of his experiences with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign when he had to leave camp due to illness.
Subject:African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Diseases; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Port Royal, South Carolina; Hilton Head, South Carolina; Key West, Florida; St. Augustine, Florida; Virginia
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 2010 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.