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    • [Letter] 1858 March 9, [to] Robert Allan / J.Davy.

    • Allan, Robert, 1806-1863--Correspondence; Davy, Humphry, Sir, 1778-1829; Davy, John, 1790-1868--Correspondence.
    • See also other letters to Robert Allan and his father Thomas in the collection, as well as additional letters from Sir Humphrey Davy, including one to Thomas Allan in which he mentions John Davy.
    • 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 Seven

    • Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Mental illness; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes an account of his family history and descriptions of his visits with family and friends in England, witnessing a procession for Louis Napoleon in London, traveling in Paris with his brothers Charley and Edwin, his friend Harry Price's...
    • Delano Land Company Taxes, 1855-1871

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania; Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera
    • 1856 May 22 An Account of Taxes, Interest and coss assessed and now due on the several tracts of unsealed land in Schuylkill County mentioned as the property of the Mayor Alderman and Citizens of Philadelphia, Cornelius Stevenson and Christopher...
    • 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...
    • Astley's Amphitheatre

    • Astley's Amphitheatre; Microcosm Publishing
    • Illustration of Astley's Amphitheatre, opened by Philip Astley in 1773. Scene shows a circus performance in progress on the stage it was rebuilt in 1803 after one of several fires. From "The Microcosms of London," a series of views with figures...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Fifteen

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; Publishers and publishing; Secession; Slavery; Slaves; Travel
    • Describes Gunn's experience as a correspondent for ""The New York Evening Post"" in Charleston, South Carolina, in the aftermath of South Carolina's secession from the federal government, including a conflict between A.H. Colt and Mr. Woodward, a...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Twenty

    • 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
    • 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...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Two

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Military; Publishers and publishing; Religion; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of Gunn's attempts to find drawing work among New York publishers, brief employment in an architectural office, visits to his soldier friend William Barth on Governors Island, boarding house living, drawing at actor Edwin...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Three

    • Actors; Boardinghouses; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of looking for drawing and writing work among New York publishers, visits to Mrs. Kidder and her daughter Lotty, boarding house living, theater acquaintances, and Lajos Kossuth's visit to New York.

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