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Helstonia – The Cornish Hotels of New York City

THE CORNISH HOTELS OF NEW YORK CITY PART ONE Some time ago, while researching in the Cornish Studies Library at Redruth into the history of an old Cornish public house, I encountered on microfilm copies of the West Briton newspaper’s shipping columns dating from the 1890s a series of advertisements connecting the area of Lower Manhattan where I spent my childhood and...

Notes of a Footnote – Part One – Down Around B’toon

LITTLE RED IN SPALDEEN CITY On September 1st 1942 my parents and I moved into an apartment comprising the entire second floor of 29 Bethune Street, on Manhattan’s Lower West Side, a block and a half east of the Hudson River.  I was 79 days old at the time and it was my second Greenwich Village address.  Prior to my arrival...