June 1, 1895
Prof. C. E. Markham,
Dimond, Alameda Co. Cal.
My dear Friend Markham:-
I write to ask you for a service—not for myself as an individual, but only for myself as a witness for a divine order of things than that in which we live. I find...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
“Dear Mother Dammann,
A notice has been brought to my attention which urges the Alumnae of Manhattanville to protest the admission of a negro girl...
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
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...
Dec. 3rd, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Comrade and Brother:-
Your generous letter containing draft for twenty-five dollars and the promise of an equal amount for our next three special editions was received. We are very...
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.
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.