Dear Mr. Markham,
I am sending you under separate cover a letter from Mrs. Henry S[?], of Philadelphia. She is a Russian-Jewish lady – a great heart in a little lady.
They want to give you a hint of reception over there. There will be...
Bill of sale for a "negro man named Castle" purchased by John Joyce [of Kingston, Jamaica] from Paul Phipps, who sold the slave on behalf of the Honorable Alexander Fullerton, Esquire [possibly of Philadelphia].
Dear Mr. Markham,
I made a mistake in writing you. I cannot come Sat. eve., as I have promised to go to Philadelphia. How about Thursday eve? I will see Kirkpatrick at once, and find if this is convenient for him.
Do not write until you...
Feb. 1, 1910.
Mr. Edward Markham,
Westerleigh, S.I. N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
I had a talk with Mr. Joseph Fels, of the Fels Soap Company, Philadelphia, about an idea of mine regarding an endowment for prizes etc. to be given to...
Slavery--Emancipation--United States; Slavery--Philadelphia; Slaves--Philadelphia; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter from John Parrish of Philadelphia to William Dilwyn regarding the American Antislavery movement. Includes mention of several slaveholders who manumitted their own slaves, as well as several Quakers involved in the abolition of...
Two-page letter sent from New York City by Gerrit Smith to Angelina and Sarah Grimke of Philadelphia to give his regrets for not being able to visit or attend the wedding of Angelina Grimke and Theodore Dwight Weld, due to his poor health.
Four-page letter from Lizzy [possibly Elizabeth Whittier] to Harriet Minot in Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] regarding her stay in Philadelphia and acquaintances with several well-known abolitionists, including Lucretia Mott and C. C. Burleigh.
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...