Account current for Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] by John Thornton & Co. for expenses and profits related to the clothing and feeding of slaves to be sold in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from the cargo of the Brig Othello.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated February 24, 1879, from D. [Daniel] McFarland in South Bend, Indiana to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], discussing the merits of paper money and the current state of the American banking system.
Letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island and Thomas Teakle Taylor, captain of the Schooner Little Sally, to notify of current sales and encourage additional slave shipments of men under...
Letter from Richard Adams of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island, to notify of current sales of slaves and express disappointment that additional shipments had not arrived.
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
Westfield, New Jersey
August 15th, 1912.
To Subscribers and Friends of
The Free Comrade.
With its May issue The Free Comrade goes out of existence, and its editors transfer their monthly articles to the pages of The International, a magazine edited...
241 East 201st St., New York City.
Feb. 15, 1916.
It is long –too long-- since I have seen you. I have been thinking for some time of coming over to Staten Island to get a glimpse of you and to talk over old times. Now my young friend, Jacob...
Slavery--New York (State); Slaves--New York (State); Accounts current--New York (State)
Two-page list of accounts, listing service, payment, and vendor. Includes mention of "William Philip, Junior, his negro boy Tom bought of [off] him for 65. Lacks author [possibly from New York State]. Date taken from pencil notation that appears in...
One-page list of accounts of the Sloop Union at Savannah, Georgia, under the command of Caleb Cory. Includes the sale of "2 negroes." Additional note at bottom reads, "Savannah in Georgia May 28 1753 - Errors Encyned [?] Joseph Phillip."