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The Gayoso House was built in 1842 by Colonel Robertson Topp, and it was later enlarged and embellished in 1857 to become one of the finest hotels in the Mid-South. It was leased to several people before the year 1857. Colonel Topp leased it to a David Cockrell with whom he seems to have had a great deal of trouble. These papers dealing with the Gayoso House contain bills, notes, receipts, specifications, working contracts, correspondence about contracts, papers about law suits, stockholder's papers, architects' agreements, estimates, etc., for the years 1841-1870.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 245
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Gayoso_11_10.pdf.jpg1859Document from Superior Court of Cincinatti-
Gayoso_11_09_001.jpg.jpg1870-06Invoice from E.M. Tomeny for Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_11_08_001.jpg.jpg1858-09-14Letter from P.H. Hammarskold to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_11_07.pdf.jpg1858-06-28Court Documents for Robertson Topp vs. Roger Whitehead & Co.-
Gayoso_11_06.pdf.jpg1857-09-10Letter from Roger Whitestone to Robertson Topp IV-
Gayoso_11_05_001.jpg.jpg1857-08-20Letter from Roger Whitestone to Robertson Topp III-
Gayoso_11_04_001.jpg.jpg1857-08-04Letter from J. Davis to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_11_03_001.jpg.jpg1857-07-13Letter from Roger Whitestone to Robertson Topp II-
Gayoso_11_02_001.jpg.jpg1856-09-29Letter from Roger Whitestone to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_11_01_001.jpg.jpg1855-10Smoking Not Allowed in Presence of Ladies!!-
Gayoso_09_01.pdf.jpg1868-03-09Fire Insurance Policy for the Gayoso House-
Gayoso_10_05_001.jpg.jpg1859-03-11Letter from Nicol to Robertson Topp IV-
Gayoso_10_04_001.jpg.jpg1858-12-03Letter from Nicol to Robertson Topp III-
Gayoso_10_03.pdf.jpg1859-05-04Letter from Nicol to Robertson Topp II-
Gayoso_10_02_001.jpg.jpg1857-08-20Letter from Nicol to Robertson Topp II-
Gayoso_10_01_001.jpg.jpg1857-07-24Letter from Nicol to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_08_03_001.jpg.jpg1815-08-28Letter from R.A. Parker, Jr.-
Gayoso_08_02.pdf.jpg1956-03-11Letter from F. H. Casith-
Gayoso_08_01.pdf.jpg1847-04-27Gayoso Stock Transfer Document-
Gayoso_07_29.pdf.jpg1843-07-01Stock Certificate for the estate of B. Hudson-
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 245


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