“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
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...
11 Cambridge Parade
Twickenham, April 26th 1910
Dear Mr. Markham,
As I am not in the mood for writing my next New Age article, I shall now send you a line, having, this morning received your letter of the 19th night. I am glad you sent me that...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
Three-page letter dated April 22, 1861, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois], to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], giving his opinion of several pamphlets by Spooner and the political mood of Chicago.
Two-page deposition of Dr. John Archer of Annarundel [Anne Arundel] County [Maryland], describing circumstances surrounding the death of Jos, a slave belonging to Mr. James Lee. Archer testifies that an autopsy of the victim showed cause of death...
Depositions--United States; Slavery--United States
Two-page deposition of John Champneys describing the circumstances surrounding charges of financial support for William Binnie [Junior], the "negro wench Jenny" and her children. Champneys purchased Jenny at "St. Augustine's when the whole property...
Four-page letter dated September 17, 1854, from D. McF. [Daniel McFarland] in Sauk City [Wisconsin] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], describing his circumstances in Wisconsin, and his plans to move further West.
Four-page letter and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
Four-page letter dated December 11, 1852, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to [Lysander] Spooner, announcing that he will be leaving his job at the True Democrat and describing the circumstances of his decision.