2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
March 15, 1912.
Mrs. Edward Markham,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Thanks very much for your kindly letter. I shall, of course, await Mr. Markham’s convenience. I know, of course, that he will let me here from him as...
Tuesday Jan 20th 1914
Edwin Markham Esq.
92 Waters Ave
New Brighton, NY.
Dear Sir and Comrade,
I am about to arrange one or two large and interesting public affairs (of a popular educational character); one of them most probably with the Hon. Wm....
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am very anxious to have you meet Clara von Ende Liebmann, of whose work you have possibly already heard. Her father, Heinrich von Ende, was a German aristocrat who turned Socialist, came to this country, and died,...
March 29, 1920.
Dear Subscriber to the Liberator
Under the title “De-Lousing California” a private bulletin of the Oakland branch of the California Manufacturers’ Association says this:
“Oakland has interdicted the sale of The Liberator, a...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I enclose you a programme of the work of the Civitas Club for the present season. They are very desirous of having your thought to aid us on the afternoon of Febr. Twenty-eight at three oclock. Could you talk to us for twenty...
Slave trade--United States; Merchant ships--United States
Unsigned letter with no addressee regarding charges from Captain [Thomas] Rogers [possibly on the Brig Othello] for wood, canoe hire, corn, and water. The author writes that, "if you possibly can imagine this to be a reasonable charge, pray allow...
Bill for the cost of apprehending and transporting various slaves to trail presented by Allen Addison [possibly of Granville County, South Carolina] to "the Publick." Identifies slaves Lucy, Nancy, Hannah and Fryday, all belonging to Joseph Perry...
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith, dated November 2, 1855, in which Spooner disucsses anti-slavery arguments and the distribution of 300 copies of his book, "the Unconstitutionality of Slavery."
One-page petition, possibly dating from the 1830s, signed by eighteen inhabitants of Pennsylvania regarding the abolition of slavery. Many signatures illegible. Possibly a fragment of a larger petition.
Four-page letter from N. B. [possibly Nicholas Biddle] van Zandt to Nicholas Gilman regarding the delayed repayment of borrowed money. Van Zandt expresses hope to to able to send some money to Gilman after visiting the executor of his father's...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter dated July 6, 1860, from J. H. Fowler [possibly James Hackett Fowler] in Cambridge [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston], disucssing a speech made by J. L. M. [Jabez Lamar Monroe] Curry, a printed copy of which...
Receipt for expenses related to a court case regarding the Brig Royal Charlotte during a voyage to Africa with Captain William Taylor in 1767, and a voyage to Amsterdam with Captain William Pinniger, in 1768 [possibly with Samuel Vernon, Junior].