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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): 61 to 80 of 245
PreviewIssue DateTitleAuthor(s)
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-
Gayoso_05_29_001.jpg.jpg1958-08-27Payment from Robertson Topp to R.P. Walt-
Gayoso_05_28_001.jpg.jpg1858-08-11Payment from Robertson Topp to A.J. White-
Gayoso_05_27.pdf.jpg1858-08-02Payment from Robertson Topp to John Nicholas-
Gayoso_05_26_001.jpg.jpg1858-07-24Receipt for work done by James Lockwood-
Gayoso_05_25.pdf.jpg1858-07-24Receipt detailing payments from Robertson Topp to several people-
Gayoso_05_24_001.jpg.jpg1858-07-14Receipt from James & Hewitt-
Gayoso_05_23_001.jpg.jpg1858-07-01Payment to Morris, Tasker & Co from Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_22_001.jpg.jpg1858-06-26Payment from Robertson Topp to L.E. Badger-
Gayoso_05_21.pdf.jpg1858-06-23Receipt from H.H. Palmer to Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_20_001.jpg.jpg1858-06-23Receipt from H. F. Park & Co.-
Gayoso_05_19.pdf.jpg1858-06-04Receipt from H. Rehwoldt for Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_18_001.jpg.jpg1858-06-04Receipt from Crawley & Co for Stucco Work-
Gayoso_05_17_001.jpg.jpg1858-06-03Receipt from Moore Halstead & Co.-
Gayoso_05_15_001.jpg.jpg1858-06-01Receipt from W.H. Passmore for payment made by Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_14_001.jpg.jpg1858-05-31Receipt for payment to William Mahoney from Robertson Topp-
Gayoso_05_13_001.jpg.jpg1858-05-31Receipt for payment to F. M. Mason-
Gayoso_05_12_001.jpg.jpg1857-07-12Receipt for payment of watchmen at the Gayoso House-
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 61 to 80 of 245


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