Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Civil rights demonstrations--United States;Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;OByrne, E. M. (Eleanor M.);Social action;Social Action Secretariat
Newsletter honoring Roy Wilkins. Includes text of address delivered at Honorary Degree Ceremony, October 20, 1964
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; New York (State) Stock Certificate; Moran Brothers of New York; Loans; Reimbursements; Canal Department;Joseph, Alexander, Comte de Peurtales; Letter
7.5 cm. x 24.5 cm. Notarized manuscript two page letter from Alexander Joseph, Comte de Peurtales in Geneva, Switzerland appointing the Moran Brothers of New York City as his "true and lawful attorneys to receive the reimbursement of four...
Fugitive slaves--Martinique; Fugitive slaves--Rhode Island
One-page petition submitted by Remy Thiboult regarding the discovery of a runaway slave belonging to Samuel Johnson of Rhode Island, on the Schooner Corsaire docked in the harbor of St. Pierre, Martinique.
Account record for David Cooper and Samuel Mairez [of Jamaica] from Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island], delivered by Nicholas Cooper. Includes the supply of provisions like Jamaica Rum, coffee and sugar, as well as services like...
Rhode Island--Commerce--Virginia; Virginia--Commerce--Rhode Island
Receipt of pilotage wages for John Stanton, received by this mother Hannah Sadlar [Sadler], from Samuel & William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island] and delivered by Messrs. Thornton & Yates [of Fredericksburg, Virginia].
Rhode Island--Commerce; South Carolina--Commerce; Slave trade--South Carolina--Charleston
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean of Newport, Rhode Island regarding the sale of "negroes" delivered by the [Sloop] Louisa. Includes mention of specific sales to James & Dordin and Tisdale & Dean.