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Scope and Contents
The National Hotel Collection consists of five large register books listing the guests at the National Hotel in Washington, D.C. from 1851 to 1854. The hotel was the first hotel in the nation's capital approximating the size of a modern hotel. It was located at the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 6th Street.The registers are in chronological order. The register entries list the names of the guests, the days they stayed, and their room numbers. The signature of each guest is...
1851 - 1854
- Names: National Hotel (Washington, D.C.)