Bradstreet, Martha, b. 1780--Trials, litigation, etc.; Bradstreet, John, 1711-1774--Estate; Livius, Elizabeth, d. ca. 1794--Estate; Schuyler, Peter; Morgan, Charles, fl. 1795; Bradstreet family; Real property--New York (State)--New York; Utica...
Papers, 1774-1868, mainly consisting of correspondence and legal documents relating to Martha Bradsteets attempts to regain title to land in Utica (N.Y.), which was originally part of the property of General John Bradstreet, the stepfather of...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Erie Canal; New York (State); Canal Appraiser’s Office; Damages; Expenditures; Receipt
20x25 cm. receipt from Canal Appraiser's office awarding Henry Crouse $223.96 for damages incurred as of June 1, 1846. Although the receipt was dated April 17, 1850, the award was made on March 23, 1850.
241 Tremont St., Boston
Mr. C. E. Markham.
Pray pardon delay in attending to your letter. It was owing to a process of rearrangement and moving of our tracts which made some of them inaccessible. Even now we can find no...
241 Tremont(?) St., Boston
Dear Sir and Brother,
You will see by the Dawn that my mission work this winter is proving very successful. I am accomplishing, I think, a large amount of good, and am grateful to those who helped me in this...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated April 26, 1878, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for for his opinion on Herbert Spencer's "Unknowable" speech and advisement on the publication of a new...
April 11th 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Ave.
West New Brighton, N.Y.
As you will see from the enclosed announcement I have recently secured the controlling interest in the “International Monthly, Inc.” and shall henceforth,...
August 29, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton,
I have great pleasure in sending you a copy of the September “international” with the sonnet addressed to you by that great poet, Mr. John Jerome Rooney....
Manuscript copy of a three-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated August 29, 1860, outlining some of his thoughts in regards to Smith's libel suit and suggesting that he be released from obligations as...
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated December 21, 1860, discussing an extradition case in Toronto, Canada [involving slave John Anderson]. Letter includes an undated newspaper clipping entitled "The...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.