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...
Aug. 1st, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
I suppose you have learned that I am to go to the International Congress at Stuttgart. I will be in New York Monday evening Aug. 5th and all day Tuesday. I would be...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I have your last letter in regard to our good friend Nelson, of St. Louis. I did not see him, however, this last time (tho I hear that he has been East again), so forwarded your letter to him at his St. Louis address.
1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Apr. 30, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
It was, indeed, a great disappointment to see that you were obliged to take today an earlier train than you had expected to take. For I was looking forward with most pleasant...
West New Brighton, N.Y. June 7, 1923
Dear Mr Carl Schurz Lowden:
Capital Punishment? No, I do not stand for it. First, I do not think that severe punishment necessarily acts as a strong deterrent. It is certainty of punishment, not severity of...
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...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Enlargement; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report
Title page of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. By 1836, the development and economies of cities along the canal route had come to depend on the Erie Canal and its revenue. A proposal made for the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report Enlargement;Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894;...
Page 34 of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. This page summarizes and highlights the devastating consequences to Troy if the canal were re-routed to bypass the city.
Two-page letter dated May 1, 1846, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn discussing the separation of Elizabeth Sargeant from her husband and mentions acquiring a publisher for the first part of his book.
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.