April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
March Eleven Nineteen Fifteen
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:-
Your opinion as a literary man would be very welcome to me on an educational matter which I have evolved. It is needless to say Mr. Markham,...
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...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Title page of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This report includes both the...
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.
Manuscript copy of a three-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated August 29, 1860, outlining some of his thoughts in regards to Smith's libel suit and suggesting that he be released from obligations as...