March 30, 1900.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
My dear Mr. Markham:-
By the time you receive this letter I will probably have your Easter poem in my hands, and you will probably have it off your mind, with the exception of the proof reading....
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--Peterboro; Antislavery movements--United States
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated May 1, 1860, discussing legal aspects of slavery. This letter is part of the Misc. Mss. Smith, Gerrit collection in the New-York Historical Society.
Account record for the sale of 66 slaves from the cargo of the Brig Othello, sold in Richmond, Virginia, by Adams & Griffin for Samuel and William Vernon of [Newport], Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers, price paid, and gender and age of...