Dear Mr. Markham,
Herron, Gorky, now Earle – not to mention Jack London, J. William Lloyd, Elbert Hubbard - it fairly takes one’s breath away!
This whirlwind burst over me as suddenly as over everybody else. I knew nothing of the...
1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Feb. 22, 1915.
My dear Mrs. Markham,
When we were arranging for the coming general conference of the Christian Socialist Fellowship, I begged the Hospitality Committee to give Mrs. Tappan and me the pleasure of...
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...
Slavery--Mississippi; Slavery--New York; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi; Stowaways--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Captain Joshua Farrell, of the Ship Clara, and York, a runaway slave. Farrel states that he discovered York on board his ship when sailing from the port of New Orleans to New York City. York...
The post card shows a view of the Middleport Dry Dock. In this postcard there is another open boat, alongside canal boats. Also there are buildings and homes in the background, as well as water and utility poles. In cursive writing, there is also...
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
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.