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John Gadsby: Hotelier and Slave Owner in the President's Neighborhood - Photo 1

John Gadsby: Hotelier and Slave Owner in the President's Neighborhood - Photo 1

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John Gadsby: Hotelier and Slave Owner in the President's Neighborhood - Photo 1

This 1860 drawing by A. Meyer depicts the telegraph office and the National Hotel, at Pennsylvania and 6th Street, NW, as carriages move up and down Pennsylvania Avenue with the Capitol rising in the distance.

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