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Historical Documents

There are many articles regarding The Belmont – Whiting Scandal of 1883.

Due to copyrights, they cannot be published here, but you can follow the links.

American Gilt -Book I

Links for “Début   

American Gilt – Début

U. S. Census 1870

August Whiting – U. S. Censuus 1870

2. “Wedded At Newport”  The New York Times Archives

Wedded At Newport

American Gilt – Absinthe

American Gilt – Absinthe – Book II

Links for “Absinthe”

2. “Newport Society Still Gay” The New York Times Archives

Newport Society Still Gay

3. “Why They Remain At Newport”  The New York Times Archives

Why They Remain At Newport



New York Public Library

George L. Rives  Genealogy Notes – # 77

George L. Rives Genealogy Notes

Columbia University Rare Books & Manuscript Library

Belmont Family Papers

The Newport Preservation Society

The Newport Preservation Society

The New York Public Library

Digital Collections

New York Public Library

The New York Historical Society

New York Historical Society