Bills of Sale; Inventories of decedents' estates; Slaves; Slavery
Four-page bill of sale to multiple persons of the estate of Thomas Jinkins, including tools, books, furniture, arms, livestock, one slave woman, one slave girl, one slave boy, and one slave boy named Peter.
Printing information: card number (2222205) [indicated on front side only]. Perspective view of the exterior of a four-story building alongside a canal. Opposite bank features towpath lined with utility poles.
Clothing and dress;Stores, Retail;Coats of arms;Hats;Millinery;Hat trade;
Illustration of small coat of arms in upper left corner. Text,"Cumberland 6-8110" and name and address of company and name of manager. Verso side: Annotation in ink of payment received for one hat and signature of Jack Blume.
Disasters;Fire;Barrels;Coats of arms;Flags;Hills;Logs;Reflections;Ropes;Ship equipment & rigging;Smoke;Smokestacks;Wreaths;People;Passengers;Black & white postcards;Rowboats;Ships;Steamboats;Panoramic views;Harbors;
The maritime scene at the Hoboken pier fire of 1900. In this disaster, notorious in its day, the piers of the North German Lloyd [Norddeutscher Lloyd] line in Hoboken caught fire, with the flames quickly passing to four vessels of the line; the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Title page of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. The issue at hand was the constitutionality of the proposed canal bill. This document contains a...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848; Rome (N.Y.); Packet boats; Travel and description.
Page 152 found in Chapter twelve in Volume one of Marryat's A Diary in America. It is here that Marryat describes the captain of the packet boat as one who was, " in his own opinion, no small affair; he puffed and swelled until he looked larger...
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815; Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816; Hudson River; Correspondence; Revenue; New York (State); Erie Canal;
Page twelve of the pamphlet consisting of a letter written by Robert Fulton to Gouverneur Morris dated February 22d, 1814 with the response by Morris dated March 3, 1814. Fulton and Morris, both supporters of the canal, exchanged letters on the...
November 22nd, 1906.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
Someone was talking to me today and happened to mention you, and I asked why you did not join the Colony. The reply was that you had not been invited. I...