Depositions--Delaware; Slavery--Delaware; Fugitive slaves--Delaware; Fugitive slaves--New York (State)--New York
One-page deposition of Richard Colgate of Kent County, Delaware, regarding his runaway slave James Winham. Includes detailed description and account of Winham's escape to New York, where he "inlisted [sic] in his Majesties Service in Capt. Langdons...
Sept. 24, 1899.
My beloved comrade:
Your letter brought joy to my soul, as every word of yours does, whether in poem or letter, or prose articles that I see in the papers. I wish I might see you, sometime between now and January. The latter part of...
February 13, 1907
My dear Mrs. Markham:
The letter which you so kindly enclose opens up too many questions to be considered in a letter.
(I) It is not “an accepted theory” that the more competition the better, except of course, by the...
June 26, 1913
My Dear Markham:
Mrs. Markham wrote me a while ago about “Tiger”, my one-act play in the May Forum that you joined her in a message of commendation. She went on to say: “it carries its lesson with more of art than any of the...
N.Y. City Nov. 14-16
Mrs. Edwin Markham
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your letter brought more pleasure than you can know, for to me Edwin Markham is about the greatest living poet in the world.—The Poet of Humanity – the Voice...
Agricultural and Industrial Labor Relief (New York, N.Y.)
Sept. 2, 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, New York.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I take pleasure in enclosing herewith the First Annual Report of the Agricultural and Industrial Labor Relief. This report, as you will note, covers 14...
June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
June 19, 1940
Dear Dr. Hampton;
I wrote last year an article in the Sunday American on Mr. Markham’s poem, Russia, Arise, which he dedicated to me and what it brought about in Russia today. I hope you read it. I have same subject more elaborately...
Slaves--United States; Slavery--United States; Slavery--Moral and ethical aspects--United States
Two-page unsigned and undated memorandum regarding morality and slavery, suggesting that slaves 'have been benefittedby being thus snatched from heathenism and brought to this civilized and Christian country."
Detailed account record of Charleston, South Carolina, sale of 54 slaves brought from Africa on the Sloop Hare by Capt. Caleb Godfrey. Includes names of purchasers, amount, terms of payment, and costs associated with the sale, such as wine and...
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815; Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816; Hudson River; Correspondence; Revenue; New York (State); Erie Canal;
Page twelve of the pamphlet consisting of a letter written by Robert Fulton to Gouverneur Morris dated February 22d, 1814 with the response by Morris dated March 3, 1814. Fulton and Morris, both supporters of the canal, exchanged letters on the...
Trade book of the Brig Othello, a merchant ship owned by brothers Samuel and William Vernon, business partners involved in the triangular trade that sent rum from Rhode Island to Africa, bought slaves in Africa to sell in the West Indies or in the...