Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
Mr. Edward Markham,
New York City
Esteemed Friend and Fellow Worker: I am sending you under separate cover a copy of Oklahoma’s New Constitution which I hope will meet with your approval. I have heard that the Boston...
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,...
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Mary Ann, born April 6, 1810, to a 'Negro Woman Servant named Anna' belonging to New York City physician Joseph Bloodgood. In document, the word 'Slave' has been crossed out and replaced with 'Servant.'