November 23, 1914.
Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes,
Dear Little Rose:-
I had no idea when I left New York that I would be back again so soon, but I am just accepting an invitation to address the Twilight Club, 37 East 28th...
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...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I know that Ferdinand Earle wants you to go out to his place at Monroe as soon as you can go, as soon as you care to go.
I simply cannot very well go until Saturday noon – by the train (Erie Railroad) leaving Chambers...
One-page letter from John P. Darnell in Parkersburg, Virginia to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], stating that he had broken a wheel spoke of Stokes's buggy and asks that he be billed for the damage.
September 7, 1908.
Under separate cover we are mailing you a copy of the last edition of my “Songs of Socialism” I trust that you may find this work interesting and quite an improvement upon the...
One-page letter from W. J. Moore [Mune?] in Mobile [Alabama] to E. H. Stokes of Richmond, Virginia, explaining his difficulties in payment for a business transaction [probably the purchase of a slave].
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].
One-page letter from James W. McCrary in Greensboro, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], informing him that "no negroes [are] selling here at any price" citing the election of Abraham Lincoln as the reason.
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in Spring Hill, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and his intentions to move to McKinley, Alabama, to try to sell slaves.
Slave trade--Alabama--Selma; Slave trade--Virginia--Richmond; Secession--South Carolina; Secession--Southern States
Two-page letter from J. E. Prestridge in Selma, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], disucssing the poor slave trade market and his hopes that South Carolina will secede from the United States.
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in McKinley, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and writing that "it is the darkest looking prospect to do anything that I ever saw."