Manuscripts, ca. 1860-1890.


Manuscripts, ca. 1860-1890.

A collection of lore, tales, narratives of old New York, romance of Broadway, stories of prominent men, crimes, and celebrated legal cases; also contains poetry and essays on religion, politics, history, and other items of journalistic and literary character. Among Hall's writings are: "Old and Young Broadway," "Crimes of Broadway," "The Birth of Central Park," "A Memorable New York Summer," "New York Murder Sensation," "New York, City of Inventors," "Evolution of Olden Manhattan Christmas," "The Past Glories of Saratoga Springs," "Why Fulton and Clinton Deserve New York Statues," "The Loves of Queen Elizabeth," "Catholicism," "Degeneracy of Protestantism," "Victoria's Recollections," "The Prodigal."

ca. 500 p.


SNAC Resource ID: 6691381

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