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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 202
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
Gayoso_07_02.pdf.jpg1858-01-01Gayoso House Stock Record-
Gayoso_07_01.pdf.jpg1850-05-10Ratification of agreement between Leo A. McCall & Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_06_14.pdf.jpg1861-09-28Notarized Contract between Robert Fletcher and W.B. Greenlaw & Co.-
Gayoso_06_13_001.jpg.jpg1861-10-07Record of payment between Robertson Topp and D. Cockrell-
Gayoso_06_12_001.jpg.jpg1861-08-01Receipt from Memphis & Ohio Railroad Company-
Gayoso_06_11_001.jpg.jpg1861-08-20Note from Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_06_10_001.jpg.jpg1860-10-28Invoice from Graham, Halliday & Co-
Gayoso_06_09.pdf.jpg1861-03-06Notarized Contract between Robertson Topp and W.H. Papmore-
Gayoso_06_06_001.jpg.jpg1860-06-12Receipt for Robertson Topp from Saffarans & Stratcon-
Gayoso_06_05.pdf.jpg1859-04-29Payment from Robertson Topp to Jerry Buckley-
Gayoso_06_04_001.jpg.jpg1860-09-10Note from S. Walton to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_06_03_001.jpg.jpg1860-06-01Invoice from Whipple, Montgomery & Co for Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_06_02.pdf.jpg1859-03-08Receipt from F.A. Park & Co. for Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_06_01_001.jpg.jpg1859-01-24Note from E.P. Stewart to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_36_001.jpg.jpg1858-11-01Payment from D. Cockrell to E.V. Haughwout & Co.-
Gayoso_05_35.pdf.jpg1858-10-01Record of payments from R. Topp to W.B. Greenlaw & Co.-
Gayoso_05_34_001.jpg.jpg1858-10-08Confirmation of payments made by Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_32_002.jpg.jpg1858-09-09Record of payments made on the Gayoso House account-
Gayoso_05_31_001.jpg.jpg1858-08-01Invoice from Morgan & Baldwin for Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_30.pdf.jpg1858-09-04Invoice from F.A. Park & Co. to Robertson Topp-
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 202

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