July 5th, 1906.
Dear Edwin Markham-
I thank you very much for your kind letter about my play. You say:”There are some things we are all compelled to say nothing about in our plays and novels. I am stating a fact, not arguing a case.” I take it...
Box 1061 Santa Fe NM
You have not acknowledged my regretful resignation but I suppose it reached you. I had another copy of this note made for you here it is:
(Mrs. Ford[?] who is offering a prize for the best...
October 2, 1922.
I’m enclosing you a note which you may or may not read as you choose, at the October meeting. I feel sure that I have already sent you, either in my letter of resignation, or in some other, a message concerning Mr....
Atwell NY July 18/22
Dear Comrade Markham:-
Your splendid article and your gracious letter came just as I was about to leave for a few days (”between Sundays”) at my little Adirondack cottage. So I have had no opportunity to write...
Westerleigh, Staten Island, N.Y.,
Sept. 3, 1903.
Dear Mr. Debs,--Your very welcome letter has this moment come to hand. What you say of Mr. Ehrmann gives me an interest in him at once. If I find that I can do so conscientiously, and can arrange...
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...
Deposition of Robert Stoddard given in Newport, Rhode Island, stating that Valentine Jones, a Barbados merchant, had advised Captain Thomas Rogers of the Brig Othello to sell his slaves in Barbados instead of carrying them somewhere else to be...
Brooklyn Times article stating that Eleanor (Mrs. Franklin D.) Roosevelt will be guest speaker at the the Women's Democratic Campaign Committee. John B. Johnston will be among the candidates attending.
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 6 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 page compares the seven year...
Four-page letter and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
Libel and slander--United States; Judicial opinions--United States
Manuscript copy of four documents on one sheet in the hand of Lysander Spooner. At front, a manuscript copy of judicial records from the State of New York Supreme Court case between Gerrit Smith and Royal Phelps dated April 17, 1860, stating that...
Resolution signed by "R. M. Mallory" for the Virginia Committee for Courts of Justice stating that slaves purchasing "ardent spirits" for their masters are required to produce written consent. No year of creation given, but dated February 2.
One-page letter from John P. Darnell in Parkersburg, Virginia to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], stating that he had broken a wheel spoke of Stokes's buggy and asks that he be billed for the damage.
Birth certificates--New York (State); Slavery--New York (State)
Birth certificate of Jack, born January 24, 1799, belonging to Fredk. Fisher [probably Colonel Frederick Visscher] of Montgomery County, New York. Includes note dated June 30, 1802 stating that, 'Cates child was born named Tom.'