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...
Two document on one leaf. On front, petition dated January 4, 1709, by "Jack O [sic] Negro]" of Boston [Massachusets] to marry "Esther, a negro servant" despite witheld consent from his master, Mr. Gutteridge. On back, petition dated March 30,...
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...
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...
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...
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.'
Clothing and dress;Stores, Retail;Coats of arms;Hats;Millinery;Hat trade;
Illustration of small coat of arms in upper left corner. Text,"Cumberland 6-8110" and name and address of company and name of manager. Verso side: Annotation in ink of payment received for one hat and signature of Jack Blume.
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.
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.
Bills of sale; Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page bill of sale between William Carson and Johnston D. Carson regarding the slaves Mary, Eliza, Charles, Clark, Seth, Jack, Charles, Mary, Ann, Susan, Louisa, Missouri, Bell, Jeff, and other unnamed slaves, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.