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.'
Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-page legal document explaining that a black boy named Jack, upon being examined, disclosed that he is a slave and that he has disobeyed his master by playing cards instead of attending to his master's business. The documents officially counts...
Inventories of decedents' estates--Kentucky--Jefferson County; Slaves--Kentucky--Jefferson County; Slavery--Kentucky--Jefferson County
Eight-page inventory of the estate of David Brown, including furniture, livestock, and the slaves Sarah, James, Jack, Willis, Charles, Hester, Charlotte, Matilda, Emily, Maria, and Jim, in Jefferson County, Kentucky.
Inventories of decedents' estates--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page inventory of the estate of William Withers [or Weathers], including furniture, tools, house wares, etc.; Lists one male slave named Jack and three female slaves named Hannah, Kate, Rose, Lincoln County, Kentucky July 15, 1788.
Slaves--Maryland; Slavery--Maryland; Capital punishment--Maryland; Pardon--Maryland
Petition to the Governor of Maryland asking for a pardon of Jack, a negro slave, having confessed to stealing goods from the house of Mr. Hopewell. Signature partially legible, possibly William Fitzhugh. Slip of paper in different hand dated 2nd...
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
Dear Mr. Markham,
Herron, Gorky, now Earle – not to mention Jack London, J. William Lloyd, Elbert Hubbard - it fairly takes one’s breath away!
This whirlwind burst over me as suddenly as over everybody else. I knew nothing of the...
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...
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Brig Angora of Ellsworth from the port of Alexandria [Virginia] to New Orleans, Louisiana. Includes names of ship's Master Barthuel Salsbury, shipper George Kephart, and...
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Brig Uneas of Alexandria from the port of Alexandria to Mobile, Alabama. Includes names of ship's Master Nathaniel Boush, shipper Alexander Lee, and collector Edward Green....
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steamer J. Johnson of Washington from the port of Alexandria [Virginia]. Includes names of ship's Master John Corson, shipper Joseph Bruin, and collector Edward S. Hough....