241 East 201st St., New York City.
Feb. 15, 1916.
It is long –too long-- since I have seen you. I have been thinking for some time of coming over to Staten Island to get a glimpse of you and to talk over old times. Now my young friend, Jacob...
Westfield, New Jersey
August 15th, 1912.
To Subscribers and Friends of
The Free Comrade.
With its May issue The Free Comrade goes out of existence, and its editors transfer their monthly articles to the pages of The International, a magazine edited...
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
Account current for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] by John Thornton & Co. for expenses and profits related to the clothing and feeding of slaves to be sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from the cargo of the Brig Othello.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
Letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, to notify of current sales of slaves and express disappointment that additional shipments had not arrived.
Commissioners; Report; Receipts; Expenditures; Marcy, W. L.; Holley, Myron; William Bouck C.; Seymour, Henry; Young, Samuel; New York (State); Erie Canal; Report
Page four of a four page report from the Comptroller, of the expenditures of the Canal Commissioners. Submitted In Assembly, March 17, 1823. This report exhibits the several sums paid to the acting canal commissioners, and the amount expended by...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated February 24, 1879, from D. [Daniel] McFarland in South Bend, Indiana to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], discussing the merits of paper money and the current state of the American banking system.
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
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.
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);Social action;
A report by the Social Action Affairs Vice President of the NFCCS, detailing the purpose of Social Action, activities (including interregional conferences, social action booklets, interracial justice week kits, mailings, activities regarding 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...
Slave trade--Jamaica--Montego Bay; Merchant ships--United States
Manuscript copy of letter from Francis Mairez and David Cooper of Montego Bay, Jamaica, [to Samuel and William Vernon], sent via Captain George Sweet on the Brig Othello, regarding profits from slaves sold on the Vernon's behalf and other trade...
War casualties;Soldiers;Air warfare;Prisoners of war;Military mobilizations;Military officers;Nazis;Fascists;
Harry has just received a letter from Mim in response to his account of being at the front for the first time in July. He is now a hardened soldier; the planes and shells no longer bother him and dodging bullets is just a part of everyday life. ...
Two-page account of "negro sales" taken from the Brig Marian, Captained by George Lawton from Africa. Includes names of purchasers, number of slaves purchased, and total cost. Many slaves listed as "dead."