Typescript copy of Washington Landmarks by Anthony Gishford

Scope and Content

Includes handwritten annotations on each chapter.

Subtitled 'An Englishman's Guide to the Federal Capital and Beyond' accompanied by a quote from the poem 'Elegy written in a country churchyard' by Thomas Gray.

Includes contents page and typescript copies of his chapters: 'The White House' pages 1-15, 'The Washington Monument' pages 16-35, 'The Jefferson Memorial' pages 36-63, 'Jackson Place' pages 64-95, and 'The Lincoln Memorial' numbered differently with pages 1-20.

There are no drafts for the final two chapters on the contents page 'Arlington' and 'The Capitol'.

No date.

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