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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).
    • [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 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 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 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...
    • Coxe Brothers & Co. and Cross Creek Coal Co., 1892-1908

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania; Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera
    • 1892 January 22 from E.A. Oberrender (Cross Creek Collieries. Coxe Bro�s & Co. Drifton, Pa) to Thomas S. McNair (Agent L.V.R.R. Co. Hazleton) (typed letter) re: list of houses under ground rent lease from Cross Creek Coal Co. formerly under lease...
    • Liens, notes, and receipts, 1871-1872

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1871 May 31 County of Northumberland Prothonotary testifies No liens against William H. Russell, George W. Beebe, William Silver, James Chambers, H. A. Heiser, A. Dewitt or James Morris 1871 May 31 from W. H. Russell (Clarendon Hotel) to Henry A....
    • "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 Sixteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, boarding house living, visits to the Edwards family, Mort Thomson's engagement to Fanny Fern's daughter Grace Eldredge, Frank Cahill's return to New York...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nineteen

    • Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Marriage; Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Prisoners of war (Confederate); Siege of Yorktown (Va.); Slavery; Slaves; Travel; Women
    • Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" in Virginia while traveling with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign; the Siege of Yorktown; the Battle of Williamsburg; his...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Six

    • African Americans; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Native Americans; Publishers and publishing; Slavery; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of Gunn's writing and drawing work in New York, a visit to the Catskill Mountains, attending the wedding of his friend Charles Damoreau (Brown), a visit to the Crystal Palace in New York, his friend Lotty's difficult marriage...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eighteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; 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 life, the shooting of Sergeant...
    • 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 Ten

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of an explosion of a boat on the North River, New York literary Bohemians, boarding house living at 132 Bleecker Street, his freelance writing and drawing work, the death of writer Mort Thomson's young wife Anna, working on...

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