Durant, Thomas J.(Thomas Jefferson),1817-1882; United states--Politics and government--1865-1877; Louisiana--Politics and government--1865-1950
Nine letters from various correspondents to Thomas Jefferson Durant, a lawyer and Louisiana state senator, and one of the few prominent Southerners who supported the Union during the Civil War. After the war he practiced in Washington D.C.
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to "Gerrit Smith, Lewis Tappan, William Goodell and others" dated March 12, 1856, explaining the reasons that Spooner has not joined the Liberty Party. At end, an additional note...
United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn;Music publishing industry;Marches (Piano);Piano music;Popular music--To 1901
Circular black and white photograph of Victor B. Wiener in formal jacket and bow tie, signed, "Yours in U.M.C. Victor B. Wiener." Stamped with the Royal Arcanum insignia. Stylized text with design flourishes.
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...
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...
New-York African Free-School; American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York--Societies, etc.; African Americans--Education--New York...
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, commonly known as the New-York Manumission Society, was established 1785 to publicly promote the abolition of slavery and manumission of slaves in New York State. The society, which was...
Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848); Slavery--Constitutional law; Slavery--United States; Anti-slavery literature--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Printed letter entitled, "Letter of Gerrit Smith, to the Liberty Party of New-Hampshire" on 1 folded sheet ( p., the last page blank). On back, labeled "circular" and addressed to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, in Gerrit Smith's hand.