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    • [Letter] July 5, [1813], Quincy (Mass.) [to] Mathew Carey, Esquire / John Adams.

    • Adams, John, 1735-1826--Correspondence ; Marston, John, 1796-1885 ; Hacker, Hoystead ; Simpson, Thomas, Capt. ; Williams, Jonathan, 1750-1815 ; Jones, John Paul, 1747-1792.
    • Date written as 1513; hand written note reads "Rec'd July 10." See also Adams' biography and the research collections of his papers (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=A000039).
    • "The Impending Crisis"_or Caught in the Act

    • Antislavery movements; Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Raymond, Henry J.(Henry Jarvis) 1820-1869; Slavery, abolition, and emancipation; Seward, William H.(William Henry) 1801-1872; South Carolina
    • The print's title derives from the name of Hinton Rowan Helper's 1857 pamphlet "The Impending Crisis," an influential document in antislavery literature. Here the crisis is that of New York senator William H. Seward, whose recent loss of the...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nine

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Farms; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Suicide; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boardinghouse living, a picnic at Hoboken with other New York artists and journalists, his drawing and writing work in New York, attending a lecture by Lola Montez, visits to James Parton and Fanny Fern and the Edwards...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty-One

    • African Americans; Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Publishers and publishing; Transportation; Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" at New Orleans, Louisiana, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana; boarding house living; a visit to the Rawlings family; a fight with Mr. Blankman at his...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Seventeen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War; his visits to military camps in and around New York City as a reporter for ""The New York Evening Post;"" boarding house living; a bridal reception at the...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Four

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Military; Publishers and publishing; Theater; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of looking for drawing and writing work among New York publishers, boarding house living, visits to Mrs. Kidder and her daughter Lotty, the start of the ''Lantern'' publication and joining the ''Lantern Club,'' attending a...
    • The National Game. Three "Outs" and One "Run". Abraham Winning the Ball

    • Baseball. Bates, Edward, 1793-1869; Bell, John, 1796-1869; Breckinridge, John C.(John Cabell) 1821-1875. Douglas, Stephen A.(Stephen Arnold) 1813-1861; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
    • A pro-Lincoln satire, deposited for copyright weeks before the 1860 presidential election. The contest is portrayed as a baseball game in which Lincoln has defeated (left to right) John Bell, Stephen A. Douglas, and John C. Breckinridge. Lincoln...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eight

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Medical care; Mental illness; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of the process of publishing his book, ''The Physiology of New-York Boarding Houses;'' his poor mental state upon returning to New York from England; meeting Walt Whitman; visits with Fanny Fern, James Parton, and Harriet...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fourteen

    • Boardinghouses; Civil War; Elections; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Police; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
    • Includes descriptions of attending a lecture by J.H. Siddons on Queen Victoria; seeing tightrope walker Charles Blondin perform; boarding house living; his freelance writing and drawing work; visits to the Edwards family and his friendship with...
    • [Letter] 1778 May 2, Poughkeepsie [to] Henry Glen, Schenectady / George Clinton.

    • Clinton, George, 1739-1812--Correspondence; Glen, Henry, 1739-1814--Correspondence.
    • On the first verso sheet, Clinton is named as Governor of New York. See also Clinton's biography and a guide to research collections of his papers (http://bioguide.congress.gov/scripts/biodisplay.pl?index=C000527), as well as biography and research...

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