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,...
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
92 Waters Avenue, West,
New Brighton, N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:
I am forwarding you under separate cover a copy of “The Newer Justice” which is published by Ex-Judge McKenzie Cleland, who has practically given over...
Sailors' Snug Harbor History,Newspapers,SUNY Maritime College,Staten Island,New York
A newspaper article ""Sailors' Snug Harbor Auxiliary Planned,"" by Isabel Casey reports on a women's auxiliary committee in an attempt to interest the Sailors' Snug Harbor residents in new craft ideas with photo included.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 30, 1871, thanking him for obtaining the assistance of [Arthur W. Austin] and discussing topics of slavery and monetary systems.
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 3, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend, Indiana to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, inquiring about mutual acquaintances and briefly discussing several of Spooner's pamphlets.
April 11th 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Ave.
West New Brighton, N.Y.
As you will see from the enclosed announcement I have recently secured the controlling interest in the “International Monthly, Inc.” and shall henceforth,...
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.
August 29, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton,
I have great pleasure in sending you a copy of the September “international” with the sonnet addressed to you by that great poet, Mr. John Jerome Rooney....
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 8, 1845, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Bangor [Maine] to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, describing several newspaper and circular reviews of Spooner's book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery],...
Chapter V. At Tappan - Death; One footnote; A single embossed button is on the left hand side of the page, with the lettering "USA". On the right hand side of the page there is a layout of the Mabie Tavern as in 1780.
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...
Cover features photographs of St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, Van Cortlandt Mansion, Yankee Stadium, a leopard at the Bronx Zoo, and the Snuff Mill. Also included are brief descriptions. In-- Bronxboro, Vol. XXIX, No. 2, pp. cover, 1.
Dec 9 1903
Mrs. Catherine Markham
West New Brighton N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your valued favor was received during my absence from the city. Each word has been noted with interest and appreciation. I certainly must confess to having misinterpreted...
December 16, 1912
Mr. Edward Markham,
West New Brighton,
New York City.
Your good letter at hand. I deeply regret that my health will not permit me to visit you and Mrs. Markham in your home. I am obliged to be in the...
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.