Sept 30 1903
Mr. Edwin Markham
Staten Island N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your notes of the 3” and 7” inst. In reference to the poem of Mr. Max Ehrmann were received during my absence from the city and I note with regret that you do not...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated October 27, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, discussing Supreme Court decisions related to slavery, the death of Spooner's mother, and the public reception of his book [The...
Two-page deposition of Samuel Whittelsey of Wallingford, Connecticut, describing a meeting between Reverend Mr. Joseph Noyse [Noyes] of New Haven [Connecticut], and Mr. Wharam Mather of South New Haven [Connecticut], where Mather asked for prayers...
Aqueducts;Canals;Rural;Panoramic views;Black & white postcards;Trees;Shrubs
Aqueduct crossing the Erie Canal near Rome, N.Y.; Written message on side of card (What is your address at the school. or aren't fellow supposed to send postals there. The Butt in. But I have a license to Buttin. Ed.)
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.
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thompson in Summit Point, West Virginia, dated September 11, 1871, notifying that he has passed on Thomson's request of a translation of Aristophanes to Arthur W. Austin.
Constitutional law--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated January 19, 1846, from Lysander Spooner Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], asking Bardburn to solicit prominent names to sign a petition and then have the petition presented to the United...