J. William Lloyd and Leonard D. Abbott
West New Brighton N.Y.
July 7, 1910
I enclose check for two years’ subscription to your thoughtful chap-book “The Free Comrade.” I am not going to agree with all your pages, but I am...
List of 24 Massachusetts citizens who agreed to take slaves "let against their names." Includes the number of slaves for each person. On back, a proposition for the erection of a "spacious hall in which free decision may be had," with subscription...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
New-York African Free-School; American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York--Societies, etc.; African Americans--Education--New York...
New-York Society for Promoting the Manumission of Slaves, commonly known as the New-York Manumission Society, was established 1785 to publicly promote the abolition of slavery and manumission of slaves in New York State. The society, which was...
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...
5 Via Benedetto da Maiano,
S. Domenico di Fiesole,
September 2, 1912.
Prof. Jno Ward Stimson,
I cannot tell you how sorry we were not to have come to you in...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 30, 1871, thanking him for obtaining the assistance of [Arthur W. Austin] and discussing topics of slavery and monetary systems.
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Hon. D. [David] Wilmot, in which he responds to a letter from Wilmot discussing slavery and the United States Constitution, and sends him a copy of Lysander...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thomson dated March 5, 1871, discussing the topic of monetary systems and asking if Thomson had received works that Spooner had sent the previous year.