January 18 1908
Dear Mr. Markham:
I am very glad I wrote you inquiring, and have at once ordered another copy of this book sent you. I had not thought of the possibility of your noticing it in your department, though that would be a gratification...
I send at last the copy of The Dawn you ordered. I beg your pardon for the delay. Your favor got mislaid. Rev. J. H. Jones North Abington Mass. will give you more information on that subject if you write him.
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848; Rome (N.Y.); Packet boats; Travel and description.
Page 152 found in Chapter twelve in Volume one of Marryat's A Diary in America. It is here that Marryat describes the captain of the packet boat as one who was, " in his own opinion, no small affair; he puffed and swelled until he looked larger...
Slavery--New York (State)--New York; Fugitive slaves--New York
Two-page deposition of Sylvester Judson of New York City regarding his runaway female slave, Isabel, who willfully refused to return to his service. Recorded and signed by J. Hedden [probably Josiah Hedden]. Note on verso states that the deposition...