Rawlings and his talk.
of afterwards. Back to hotel. Wrote letters
to Hannah and to Mary Anne. Abed by 11.
This, in to-day�s
We learn that �Fanny Fern,� the well-known
authoress, has separated from her husband, Mr.
N.Y. Tribune. March 24.
[Gunn�s diary continued]
25. Tuesday. Breakfast in company with
Hall, Whittemore and Rawlings. The latter con-
demning the meal, which was a very bad one, pro-
posed bettering it by an adjournment to the restau-
rant. He was brassy, approbative and loud in
everything, suggested that We of the N.Y. press
should procure a tent, house and negroes
� what not � for the campaign � talked of his ha-
ving a confidential charter from Raymond autho-
rizing him to go everywhere � d____d the Provost
Marshall and much more. He professed that
F. Leslie had written to him, desiring a reconcilia-
tion, producing a letter beginning �My dear Raw-
lings.� He talked of John Brown whose exe-
cution he really witnessed, of Berghans making
a sketch of Brown�s wife surreptitiously while he,
Rawlings, talked to her. Leaving him with
Hendricks and the party of reporters to ride out
to the camp, Hall and I joined Brigham at
his lodgings, where our shrewd friend summed
up Rawlings as a swindler, a chronic liar and
a dangerous acquaintance. By a little steamer
to what had been Hampton, reduced to ruin
by �drunken John B. Magruder� the Confederate