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  • to reshape the Mall and its surroundings into the 21st century. —Robyn Asleson L’Enfant, Pierre-Charles, June 22, 1791, describing in a report to George
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  • now operates as an Underground Railroad museum open to the public. —Robyn Asleson Sansom, Hannah Callender, June 30, 1762, diary entry (2010: 182–83) back
    26 KB (3,226 words) - 13:56, August 11, 2021
  • Woodville, The Seat of R. Beresford, Esq., c. 1810. Charles Fraser, Golden Grove, The Seat of Mrs. Sommers—Stono, 1810. Martha R. Severens and Charles L
    25 KB (3,329 words) - 18:47, August 17, 2021
  • business to be carried on by his sons John and William Bartram. —Robyn Asleson Bartram, John, May 1738, letter to Peter Collinson, describing sloe trees
    39 KB (5,119 words) - 20:00, September 8, 2021
  • neglected public and governmental site within the French Quarter. —Robyn Asleson Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, June 14, 1796, describing Horsdumonde, house of
    38 KB (4,911 words) - 18:08, September 16, 2021
  • following the burning of the first Library of Congress in 1814. —Robyn Asleson Gibbs, James, 1728, A Book of Architecture (1739: xviii–xxv) “Plate LXVII
    15 KB (1,940 words) - 17:37, September 13, 2021
  • which conferred on him the status of “unofficial federal architect.” —Robyn Asleson Mills, Robert, c. 1804, describing the National Mall (quoted in Gallagher
    31 KB (4,335 words) - 20:13, August 18, 2021
  • neighboring states, preserved and arranged by Cadwallader Colden.” —Robyn Asleson Colden, Cadwallader, c. December 1744, letter to Johann Frederic Gronovius
    25 KB (3,348 words) - 20:02, September 8, 2021
  • Manufactures. In March 1795 he wrote a letter to the group’s president, Robert R. Livingston with a detailed proposal for members “to collect and prepare a
    54 KB (8,005 words) - 21:40, September 15, 2021
  • the landscape gardens of Capability Brown (1716–1783) (view text). —Robyn Asleson Gregory, G. (George), 1816, A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences
    25 KB (3,864 words) - 17:46, September 13, 2021
  • things when my time is so taken up in telling others how to farm?" —Robyn Asleson Chastellux, François Jean, Marquis de, c. 1780–82, Travels in North America
    17 KB (2,188 words) - 17:13, September 28, 2021
  • sold piece by piece at a great loss in order to settle his debts. —Robyn Asleson Morris, Robert, June 15, 1784, in a letter to George Washington, describing
    16 KB (2,129 words) - 13:37, September 27, 2021
  • and mirth, now re-echo to the hoarse trumpet of the locomotive.” —Robyn Asleson Hiltzheimer, Jacob, July 17, 1787, diary entry (1893: 128) “In the afternoon
    48 KB (6,603 words) - 22:22, August 18, 2021
  • described the greenhouse as a “ruin” and the garden as overgrown. —Robyn Asleson Pastorius, Francis Daniel, 1700, Circumstantial Geographical Description
    35 KB (4,404 words) - 17:33, August 26, 2021
  • State House Yard “makes up in utility what it has lost in beauty.” —Robyn Asleson Duché, Rev. Jacob, c. 1774, “Letter to the Right Honourable the Lord Viscount
    41 KB (5,292 words) - 18:37, August 30, 2021
  • Halesia and Gardenia. In a Letter from John Ellis, Esq. R.R.S., to Philip Carteret Webb, Esq, F.R.S,” The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
    50 KB (7,213 words) - 21:12, September 9, 2021
  • Revival house designed by the architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe. —Robyn Asleson Ewald, Johann, October 19, 1777, journal entry describing military action
    24 KB (2,854 words) - 18:21, August 17, 2021
  • his ancestral home to be desecrated by approaching Union troops. —Robyn Asleson Wesley, John, April 15, 1737, journal entry (1909: 1:348) “I walked over
    16 KB (1,658 words) - 22:13, July 21, 2021
  • butterflies, and wrote Cadwallader Colden that he would “be greatly obliged to you[r] Da[ugh]t[er] for any seeds or Insects that she can pick up” (view text). In
    47 KB (6,542 words) - 20:02, September 8, 2021
  • such other circumstances, as necessarily control our practice.” —Robyn Asleson Hope, John, November 4, 1763, letter from Edinburgh to John Bartram (1849:
    35 KB (4,997 words) - 20:00, September 8, 2021

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