The Resource John Gault letter

John Gault letter

Label
John Gault letter, 1853 Dec. 11
Title
John Gault letter
Inclusive dates
1853 Dec. 11
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter, 11 December 1853, from John Gault in Richmond, Virginia, to Samuel Gault[?] in Boston, Massachusetts, detailing John Gault's journey from Boston to Richmond, including stops in New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he visited the mint; Washington D.C., where he stayed at the National Hotel and saw the Capitol, White House, and the unfinished Washington Monument; and Richmond. Gault comments on the number of African Americans in Richmond and mentions slave auctions
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
John Gault was originally from Boston, Massachusetts. He travelled to Richmond, Virginia, in 1853.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
John Gault letter
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
4
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Historical Collectible Auctions
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001640009
Type of unit
p.

Library Locations

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