In recognition of the valuable services which you have rendered the cause in times past and wishing to encourage the members of our Active Working Force, we take you into our confidence and count upon you to co-operate with us in...
July 18 1899
My Dear Professor Markham:
Your good letter came in my absence. Permit me to thank you most warmly for your kind and generous expressions. The poem grew greater as the days go by, and continues to add fresh luster to your fame. Rarely...
Nov. 28th., 1911
Mr. Edwin Markham
West New Brighton, N.Y.
My Dear Comrade Markham:-
I received your marked page of the “American” and your Swedenborgian leaflet, in your own good right hand, and I am thanking you warmly for your kind...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
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...
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...
Children at Forest Neighborhood House, 1122 Forest Ave, hoist one of the first posters in the Bronx for the 1955 Greater New York Fund. Forest House is one of the 425 hospitals, health and welfare agencies serving the Bronx that are helped by the...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 6 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page compares the seven year...
Commissioners; Report; Federal government; Financing; Indians; Clinton, Dewitt, 1769-1828; New York (State); Erie Canal; Pamphlet
Pages four and five of a thirteen page pamphlet issued in 1816 addressed to "the honourable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, in Congress, the representation of commissioners of the State of New-York, in of the said...
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...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
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.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 16, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend [Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, responding to several pamphlets of Spooner's on American banking.
Four-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] dated April 2, 1850, in which Smith responds to Spooner's accusations of copyright infringement.
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.