Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; New York (State) Stock Certificate; Moran Brothers of New York; Loans; Reimbursements; Canal Department;Joseph, Alexander, Comte de Peurtales; Letter
7.5 cm. x 24.5 cm. Notarized manuscript two page letter from Alexander Joseph, Comte de Peurtales in Geneva, Switzerland appointing the Moran Brothers of New York City as his "true and lawful attorneys to receive the reimbursement of four...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
February 13, 1915.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
Miss Olsen of my office sent you the January number of the lawyers’ magazine which you wanted. I thank you for sending me the review of your...
Sept 30 ‘10
My Dear Friend Markham:
A thousand thanks for your kind words. No, Kelly’s big book “Government etc.” has to be read by itself. I shall be interested to see your opinion of it. I am writing D.P. & Co. to send you the Midas [?]...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
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...
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
Sept 30 1903
Mr. Edwin Markham
Staten Island N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your notes of the 3” and 7” inst. In reference to the poem of Mr. Max Ehrmann were received during my absence from the city and I note with regret that you do not...
September 6, 1920
Your letters, all fillied with tender concern for me, reached my hand and thouched my heart. I understand your point of view. You think doubtless that my happiness depends upon my relation to some church, especially to...
Four-page deposition of Robert Tailor, Junior, of Westmoreland County [Pennsylvania] describing the transfer of ownership of slave Brice Herring from the late Robert Tailor [Senior] to Isaac Barr of Fayette County, Kentucke [Kentucky]. Transcribed...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
March 29, 1920.
Dear Subscriber to the Liberator
Under the title “De-Lousing California” a private bulletin of the Oakland branch of the California Manufacturers’ Association says this:
“Oakland has interdicted the sale of The Liberator, a...
Dear Mr. Markham,
Thanks – a thousand thanks! – for the little birthday gift. I know the “Eclogues” only by reputation, and want to make them my own, in the real sense.
I am sending a screamingly funny cartoon of our Monday lunch...
Two-page printed blank form filled out in manuscript with the deposition of Mr. Samuel Patterson of the firm of Smylie and Patterson of Charleston, South Carolina. Prepared by notary public Abraham Crouch, Patterson declares shipment of 140 bales...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.
Three-page letter dated April 26, 1846, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Nantucket [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] discussing his romantic prospects with Elizabeth Sargeant.