Constitutional law--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
One-page letter and envelope from Bela Marsh in Boston [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts], dated October 11, 1849, in which he forwards a transcription of Gerrit Smith's reply to Marsh's inquiry about distributing...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
February 13, 1915.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
Miss Olsen of my office sent you the January number of the lawyers’ magazine which you wanted. I thank you for sending me the review of your...
2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York; Settlements (Law)--United States
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated November 2, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.
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.