Slavery--Mississippi; Slavery--New York; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi; Stowaways--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Captain Joshua Farrell, of the Ship Clara, and York, a runaway slave. Farrel states that he discovered York on board his ship when sailing from the port of New Orleans to New York City. York...
Two-page deposition of Samuel Whittelsey of Wallingford, Connecticut, describing a meeting between Reverend Mr. Joseph Noyse [Noyes] of New Haven [Connecticut], and Mr. Wharam Mather of South New Haven [Connecticut], where Mather asked for prayers...
Slavery--Emancipation--United States; Slavery--Philadelphia; Slaves--Philadelphia; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter from John Parrish of Philadelphia to William Dilwyn regarding the American Antislavery movement. Includes mention of several slaveholders who manumitted their own slaves, as well as several Quakers involved in the abolition of...
Three-page letter from Theodore D. Weld in Belleville [New Jersey] to Reverend R. J. Judd in Brooklyn [New York] to ask for a loan on behalf of brother Kanasales [?]. Describes Weld's own financial difficulties.
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
March 5, 1900.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
545 Third St.,
My dear Mr. Markham,
The enclosed little pamphlet, published by us last year, may be of interest to you, and I enclose clipping from the Eagle, which appeared about the time of publication of...
October 19, 1901
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your welcome letter came several days ago and I have been awaiting the proof sheets of this book. Ferguson, who was to review it, must, I fear, be headed off, as I now see that he is radically opposed to anything...
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...
Dear Mr. Markham,
Thanks – a thousand thanks! – for the little birthday gift. I know the “Eclogues” only by reputation, and want to make them my own, in the real sense.
I am sending a screamingly funny cartoon of our Monday lunch...
11 Cambridge Parade
Twickenham, April 26th 1910
Dear Mr. Markham,
As I am not in the mood for writing my next New Age article, I shall now send you a line, having, this morning received your letter of the 19th night. I am glad you sent me that...
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...
“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,...
July 31st., 1912.
Dear Comrade Mras:-
Your note is received. Answering I regret to say that I do not have a copy of Markham’s poem at hand at this moment. Let me suggest that you write to the author himself for it and he can doubtless furnish it...
May 20 1912
At the Buffalo Conference, Rev. Wm. A. Prosser, 4648 2nd Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa., was elected General Secretary, succeeding Rev. Wm. A. Ward, resigned. At the present time he has urgent need of a roster of all members, both of...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
1501 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles California,
March, 10, 1916
To My Dear Comrade Who Knows All Things:
I am so happy, happier than I have ever been in all my life, to think that my message is to reach the people; and that you are to write the...
New York City,
Sept. 13th, 1916.
My dear Mr. Marklan;
The Humanitarian Cult has organized a branch for the purpose of abolishing capitol punishment. Already some of the most notable men and women have joined the committee. On behalf...
March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
West New Brighton, N.Y. June 7, 1923
Dear Mr Carl Schurz Lowden:
Capital Punishment? No, I do not stand for it. First, I do not think that severe punishment necessarily acts as a strong deterrent. It is certainty of punishment, not severity of...