Manuscript copy of a letter dated June 24, 1756, from Austen & Laurens of Charleston [South Carolina] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding a shipment of slaves delivered by Captain [Caleb] Godfrey for sale on the Vernon's...
Four-page letter from J. M. M'Kim to S. H. Gay detailing the escape of slave [Henry 'Box' Brown] from Richmond [Virginia] to Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] via overland express in a box. M'Kim requests that Gay refrain from publishing the story, and...
Letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, to notify of current sales of slaves and express disappointment that additional shipments had not arrived.
Feb 5th, 1907
W. New Brighten, N.Y.
Your kind letter with enclosure of $6.00 reached us this morning and I want to express my hearty appreciation of your cooperation. We are giving you credit for $5.50 on...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
1501 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles California,
March, 10, 1916
To My Dear Comrade Who Knows All Things:
I am so happy, happier than I have ever been in all my life, to think that my message is to reach the people; and that you are to write the...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
1419 Bolton St.,
May 31, 1917
Dear Mr. Markham,
When I got home yesterday from my work, I found “California the Wonderful” awaiting me. I should have written you last night but I was away from home on a delightful tour of the...
March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I enclose you a programme of the work of the Civitas Club for the present season. They are very desirous of having your thought to aid us on the afternoon of Febr. Twenty-eight at three oclock. Could you talk to us for twenty...
Clouds; Flags; Shrubs; Smoke; Smokestacks; Passengers; Black & white postcards; Ships; Close-up views; Rivers
Steamship Hendrick Hudson on the move on the [Hudson] river. Written message in blank space on bottom of card (Please tell the driver he will have no difficulty in locating my house at Brielle. It lies one block back of Union Lane at right angles...
A panoramic view of the North Tonawanda harbor ? with a large sailboat to the left, the docks at the center, and a large steamship to the right. Printing information: series name (Niagra Frontier Series.)
The back of the postcard has a description, "The Empire State Building, the tallest in the world: 1248 feet from sidewalk to tip of mooring mast. Equal to 102 stories: 85 stories of office space, 62 express elevators; houses twenty thousand people...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...