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    • 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...
    • [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 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...
    • [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 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...
    • L. W. Tower? Statements, 1858-1860

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1858 December 22 from C. Tower? (Pottsville on Henry A. Heiser's Sons, Bankers, New York letterhead) - three page Opinion: Geo. W. Beebee, James Chambers and Henry A. Heiser still owners of undivided interests in the John Cowden resurvey and do not...
    • 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...
    • William Pritchard survey of Sarah Reese as warrantee, 1888

    • Anthracite coal; Lehigh Valley Railroad Company; Railroads; Real property; Deeds; Pennsylvania Coal mines and mining; Documents; Ephemera; Railroads; Real property;
    • 1888 June 28 from S. P. Wolverton Report on Interference of William Pritchard and Sarah Reese Tracts. (Report indicates that Pritchard made a survey dated February 7, 1785 involving George Coldrain and William Sheed land. Sarah Reese survey was...
    • 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 Twelve

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Detectives; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Travel; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boarding house living, his freelance writing and drawing work, antics of the New York literary Bohemians, visits to the Edwards family, the activities of London detective Arthur Ledger who is staying in his boarding house,...
    • 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 Twenty-Two

    • Boardinghouses; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Military; 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, as well as his preparations in New York for going back to England.
    • 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 Thirteen

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boarding house living, his freelance writing and drawing work, antics of New York literary Bohemians, Frank Cahill fleeing for England after spending money that was meant for ''The New York Picayune,'' visits to 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...
    • Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Eleven

    • Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Christmas; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Marriage; Publishers and publishing; Women
    • Includes descriptions of boarding house living at 132 Bleecker Street, his freelance writing and drawing work, the antics of New York literary Bohemians, Fanny Fern and James Parton's marriage, visits to the Edwards family, a Fourth of July...
    • 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...

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