Tuesday Jan 20th 1914
Edwin Markham Esq.
92 Waters Ave
New Brighton, NY.
Dear Sir and Comrade,
I am about to arrange one or two large and interesting public affairs (of a popular educational character); one of them most probably with the Hon. Wm....
J. P. Morgan House, J. P. Morgan, Jr. House, DeLamar Mansion; looking north on Madison Avenue from 36th Street, 1920's. The DeLamar Mansion (background) is now the Polish Consulate building. J.P. Morgan's house (foreground) was demolished and...
Abolitionists--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Antislavery movements--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York; Antislavery movements--New York (State)--New York
Letter from Francis Jackson of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society to Lewis Tappan, Samuel E. Cornish, and Simon S. Jocelyn [in New York City], listing approximately 85 members from Massachusetts who will attend the 4th anniversary of the...
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
Oct. 31 1906
My Dear Sir:
I am glad to get your encouraging word concerning my articles on the evils of Child Labor. Perhaps you may feel like sending in your name as a member of our Child Labor Federation. No financial obligation in becoming a...
Account record of Gardner and Dean, "in acct with Phillips & Gardner," in Charleston [South Carolina], listing expenses and profits associated with the selling of slaves from February, 1806, through March, 1806. Includes names of purchasers, D....
Printed invitation from "a number of Young Men, unconnected, at this time, with any organization" of Boston [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner to attend a public convention meeting on December 3, 1860, to discuss the abolition of slavery.
I send at last the copy of The Dawn you ordered. I beg your pardon for the delay. Your favor got mislaid. Rev. J. H. Jones North Abington Mass. will give you more information on that subject if you write him.
Pamphlet lists Democratic nominees. Front describes four judges: Robert H. Roy and Maurice E. Connolly for Supreme Court; J. Gratton MacMahon and Charles, J. McDermott for County Court. Back has photos and biographies of Franklin (Frank) J. Taylor...
March 3rd 1903
My Dear Mr. Markham:
Need I say how much we appreciate your kind response to our “fair” circular? The gift of your two books will, I know, be greatly appreciated all ‘round by our friends – in their name – Thanks! I had not...
One-page letter from J. J. Price in Atlanta, Georgia, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia] reporting on expenses of transporting slaves and "whites" in a train car to Petersburg [probably Virginia].
Slavery--Massachusetts--Boston; Petitions--Massachusetts--Boston; Slavery--United States; Slaves--United States
Undated petition signed by c.150 Boston citizens arguring against the removal of Judge [Edward Greely] Loring in 1850 from his appointment as judge for forcing Anthony Burns to return back to slavery in the South.
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter dated July 6, 1860, from J. H. Fowler [possibly James Hackett Fowler] in Cambridge [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston], disucssing a speech made by J. L. M. [Jabez Lamar Monroe] Curry, a printed copy of which...
West Brighton, N.Y., June 25, 1923
My Dear Darwin J. Meserole:
My hearty thanks for the copy of The Decay of Capitalistic Civilization, by Sidney and Beatrice Webb, those two explorers who see deep into our social chaos. I am glad to get this news,...