This sad scene suggests a violent end, as a teenager's casket is carried by family and friends along St. Ann's Avenue in the North New York neighborhood. The deceased's girl friend, at the front of the procession, is comforted by an older woman.
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State); Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated December 13, 1850, from Stephen P. Andrews in New York City, to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, arranging an agreement for Andrews to promote the views of Spooner and other Boston abolitionists in exchange for an...
Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
Four-page letter dated February 23, 1846, from George Bradburn in Lowell [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts], in which he copies a letter received by James Haughton [?] of Dublin, who discusses Spooner's work, and metions...
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.
Four-page letter and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
Two-page letter and envelope dated April 9, 1884, from Danl. [Daniel] McFarland in New York to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, discussing mutual acquaintances and noting that "all our friends are dead."
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
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...