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...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Antislavery movements--United States; Free Soil Party (Mass.)
Four-page letter dated September 21, 1854, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, discussing Richard Hildreth's appointment as editor of a new abolitionist paper and news of the Free Soil Party.
Antislavery movements--United States; Free Soil Party (Mass.); Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter dated April 19, 1854, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, encouraging Bradburn to begin editing for a new paper, and discussing his opinions about the Free Soil Party.
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.
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...