Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
November 30th, 1916.
My dear Mr. Markham:
We take pleasure in handing you the December copy of the Humanitarian Magazine and we call your attention to Page 30, which features your poem.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
A scenic view of Cranston's Hotel (upper right corner) at West Point on Hudson. Cranston's, among the most prominent nineteenth-century resorts in America, was later converted to a school for girls (Ladycliff Academy) in September, 1900, under the...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Title page 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 report includes both the...
Slavery--Mississippi; Slavery--New York; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi; Stowaways--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Captain Joshua Farrell, of the Ship Clara, and York, a runaway slave. Farrel states that he discovered York on board his ship when sailing from the port of New Orleans to New York City. York...
Front caption reads: "'IN THE MOHAWK VALLEY.' No. 2. Old Historical Canal at Little Falls, N. Y. Built before the Erie Canal and now used as a feeder for many Mills. May be seen from the Car Windows, N. Y. Central." [bottom of card]. Written...
Four-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] dated April 2, 1850, in which Smith responds to Spooner's accusations of copyright infringement.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 30, 1871, thanking him for obtaining the assistance of [Arthur W. Austin] and discussing topics of slavery and monetary systems.
Bills of sale; Slaves--Emancipation--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-page bill of sale between William Rayman and Richard Harcourt regarding one slave named Nelly, who was to be emancipated on the date of her 30th birthday (March 4th, 1826), in Harrison County, Kentucky.
New-York African Free-School; American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York--Societies, etc.; African Americans--Education--New York...
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, commonly known as the New-York Manumission Society, was established 1785 to publicly promote the abolition of slavery and manumission of slaves in New York State. The society, which was...