Depositions--United States; Slavery--United States
Two-page deposition of John Champneys describing the circumstances surrounding charges of financial support for William Binnie [Junior], the "negro wench Jenny" and her children. Champneys purchased Jenny at "St. Augustine's when the whole property...
Depositions--Delaware; Slavery--Delaware; Fugitive slaves--Delaware; Fugitive slaves--New York (State)--New York
One-page deposition of Richard Colgate of Kent County, Delaware, regarding his runaway slave James Winham. Includes detailed description and account of Winham's escape to New York, where he "inlisted [sic] in his Majesties Service in Capt. Langdons...
Dear Mr. Markham,
Thanks for the poem, which we had already taken from the “Journal” and which will appear in next week’s issue.
I think that it is far away the best and truest picture of this phase of modern Mammonism that I ever...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.
Two-page letter sent from New York City by Gerrit Smith to Angelina and Sarah Grimke of Philadelphia to give his regrets for not being able to visit or attend the wedding of Angelina Grimke and Theodore Dwight Weld, due to his poor health.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State); Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated December 28, 1850, from Stephen P. Andrews in New York City, to Lysander Spooner of Boston [Massachusetts], reporting on the distribution of books sent by Spooner to Freeman Hunt, [William Cullen] Bryant, [Horace] Greeley, and...
American Abolition Society; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page letter dated January 9, 1856, from William Goodell at the Office of the American Abolition Society in New York, to Lysander Spooner [in Boston, Massachusetts], regarding an order for Spooner's book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] and...
Abolitionists--District of Columbia; Trials--District of Columbia; Fugitive slaves--District of Columbia; Fugitive slaves--Maryland
Twenty-two leaf letter to William R. Smith [possibly William Russel Smith of the United States House of Representatives] regarding the 'case of Chaplin' [probably the trial of William L. Chaplin, who was arrested in 1850 for helping two slaves...
Dear Mr. Markham,
We were all greatly disappointed that you were not able to come to Monroe on Sunday. You missed more than you will ever know.
We had a tremendous meeting; all the countryside was out. And Brother Graham and Sister Rose...
May 24, 1894
Dear Mr. Markham,
In accordance with your request I mailed to your address fifty copies of “The Rule of Gold”. Some days afterward, I had the pleasure of notes from yourself and Mr. Stetson; also some copies of the...
241 Tremont St., Boston
Mr. C. E. Markham.
Pray pardon delay in attending to your letter. It was owing to a process of rearrangement and moving of our tracts which made some of them inaccessible. Even now we can find no...
July 6th, 1899
My Dear Comrade:
I send immediately the two letters of introduction. I also wanted you to meet Mr. Edwin D. Mead, editor of “The New England Magazine.” But he is a friend of Mr. Mills, and you must ask Mr. Mills to...