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...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
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...
Jan 26, 1915
Dear Comrade Markham:
We have sent you two formal letters about being on the program of the Conference at Baltimore the last week in Feb., but your note at the bottom of your ballot – probably written before you received the other...
Sept 30 1903
Mr. Edwin Markham
Staten Island N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your notes of the 3” and 7” inst. In reference to the poem of Mr. Max Ehrmann were received during my absence from the city and I note with regret that you do not...
March 23, 1912
Resolved: That Socialism is the only solution of the trust problem.
Carnegie Hall, Saturday evening, April 27, 1912,
Morris Hillquit and Samuel Untermyer will debate in Carnegie Hall on Saturday evening,...
I wish to contribute twenty five dollars to the fund of the Russian Revolutionists. Where ought I to send it? E.M.
Oct 26, 1906
Dear John Martin:
It was blessed to get your ringing word approving my child-labor articles in “The Cosmopolitan.”...
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...
May 24, 1894
Dear Mr. Markham,
In accordance with your request I mailed to your address fifty copies of “The Rule of Gold”. Some days afterward, I had the pleasure of notes from yourself and Mr. Stetson; also some copies of the...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am not sure whether this will find you home at this time of the year; but if not, it will probably be forwarded.
I have received a letter from Edward Carpenter by this mail asking me to forward him a copy of your poems,...
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...
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815; Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816; Hudson River; Correspondence; Revenue; New York (State); Erie Canal; Pamphlet;
Page ten 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...
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...
Canal Fund; Commissioners; Report; Financing; Revenue; Tayler, John; De Witt, Simeon, 1756-1834; M'Intyre, Archibald, 1772-1859; Dox, Gerrit L.; Yates, J. V. N.; Oakley, Thomas J.; New York (State); Erie Canal; Report
A three page report of the Commissioners of the Canal Fund presented to the New York State Legislature In Assembly, January 7, 1820 and submitted by John Tayler, Simeon De Witt, Archibald M'Intyre, Gerrit L. Dox, J. V. N. Yates, and Thomas J....
Two-page deposition with testimonies of L. J. Bartow and Parker Howlet of Berrien County [Michigan]. Plaintiff Bartow declares nonpayment of funds by Howlet through an endorsed note from the "Bank of Niles," to which defendant Howlet responds that...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Inland navigation; Finance; Hudson Canal Company; Enlargement; Finance; Tolls; Land Grants; Taxes; Stock certificate
25x19 cm. A New York State 5 per cent stock certificate signed by J. Williams, treasurer, issued to Charles Dening in 1839. Financing of the building and the enlargement of the canal was raised through the issuance of stock certificates,...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Title page of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. The issue at hand was the constitutionality of the proposed canal bill. This document contains a...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Canal Appraiser’s Office; Damages; Expenditures; Receipt
20x25 cm. receipt from Canal Appraiser's office awarding Henry Crouse $223.96 for damages incurred as of June 1, 1846. Although the receipt was dated April 17, 1850, the award was made on March 23, 1850.