“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,...
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
November 13, 1911.
My dear Carr:
I sent you a check this morning to help spread the Episcopal Special. I had no power to make it less. Your Episcopal number is a strong voice from the blood-stained top of...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page printed form letter dated February 27, 1856, announcing a "Mass-Convention at Syracuse, N.Y." on Wednesdsay, May 28, 1856, and asking for nominations for President and Vice President of the United States "not merely Anti-Slavery...
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...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Packet boats; Post coaches; Little Falls (N.Y.); Utica (N.Y.); Albany (N.Y.); Advertisement.
An advertisement that appeared in New-York American. May 18, 1822. This advertisement solicited passengers for packet boat travel along the "most pleasant part of the Erie Canal" from Little Falls to Utica. Return passage was also available. ...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;LaFarge, John, 1880-1963;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Society of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Article outlining events leading to President Dammann's "Principles Versus Prejudices" Address.
"...the President of the College, the Reverend Mother Dammann, removed every doubt by replying to the challenge of prejudice in a brilliant, cogent,...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.