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    • 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...
    • [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).
    • 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...
    • [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 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 One

    • Boardinghouses; Books and reading; Drawing; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Publishers and publishing; Theater; Travel
    • Details Gunn's first year living in the United States, including his experiences with boarding house living in Jersey City and New York City, looking for work as an artist and a writer, publishing his first book ""Mose Among the Britishers"" and...
    • 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...
    • Will H. Carter report on Interference of Reese and Pritchard, 1888

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1888 July 6 to W. A. Lathrop (Wilkes-Barre) from Will H. Carter (Mahanoy City) (four typed pages) re: interference between surveys under warrants to Reese and Pritchard delay in examination due to Mercur's death and no being furnished any papers to...
    • 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 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...
    • 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.
    • 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 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...

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