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.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated December 26, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], expressing desire to distribute his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] to members of the United States...
United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn;Music publishing industry;Advertising;Musical instruments;Sheet music;Music stores
Back cover of Brighton Beach March. Advertisement for Blasius & Sons, piano sellers. Featuring sheet music for, "Song to the Stars." Text, "Buy your piano direct from the manufacturer. Save all immediate profits - easy terms."
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.
C/o Psychology Publishing Company
17 West 60th Street.
New York City.
June 15, 1926
Dear Mr. Markham,
A new monthly magazine is about to be born. Henry Knight Miller and Arthur H. Howland are behind it, and I am helping them to get it out. It is...
Contract for employment on the Brig Marigold, including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by J. Franklin: Newport, Rhode Island. On back, multiple notations dated March 25, 1759, through June 12, 1760, detailing payments to...
Contract for employment on the Brig Othello for a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Africa, to the West Indies and back to Newport. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, multiple notations dated August 1, 1774, through October 3,...
Contract for employment on the Brig Othello for a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Africa, to the West Indies and back to Newport. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, note, "To Nicholas Weaver."
Contract for employment on the Brig Othello including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by Solomon Southwick, in Newport [Rhode Island]. On back, list of crew that received "one month's pay advance." Attached, receipt for wages...
Merchant ships--United States; Merchant mariners--Salaries, etc.
Contract for employment on the Brig Royal Charlotte for a voyage from Rhode Island to Africa and back. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, multiple notations dated June 11, 1763, through August 22, 1763, detailing payments to crew.
Detailed account record of Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 54 slaves brought from Africa on the Sloop Hare by Capt. Caleb Godfrey. Includes names of purchasers, amount, terms of payment, and costs associated with the sale, such as wine and...
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
List of 24 Massachusetts citizens who agreed to take slaves "let against their names." Includes the number of slaves for each person. On back, a proposition for the erection of a "spacious hall in which free decision may be had," with subscription...
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated October 25, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.