May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
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...
To Rev. Edward Ellis Carr:
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Nov 28, 1907
Dear comrade in the Labor Struggle:
Yours of the twenty eighth is at hand, and I am hastening to say that I shall be glad to send you something for your Christmas...
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...
Dec. 3rd, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Comrade and Brother:-
Your generous letter containing draft for twenty-five dollars and the promise of an equal amount for our next three special editions was received. We are very...
Sept. 24, 1899.
My beloved comrade:
Your letter brought joy to my soul, as every word of yours does, whether in poem or letter, or prose articles that I see in the papers. I wish I might see you, sometime between now and January. The latter part of...
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...
March 30, 1900.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
My dear Mr. Markham:-
By the time you receive this letter I will probably have your Easter poem in my hands, and you will probably have it off your mind, with the exception of the proof reading....
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page letter from Lewis Tappan in Brooklyn [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated November 3, 1855, regarding the resolution of the American Abolition Society to help promote Spooner's book, The Unconstitutionality of Slavery.
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...