“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,...
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...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Commissioners; Canal Fund; Albany (N.Y.); Engineer; Bouck, William C.; Receipt
18 cm. x 8 cm. Site draft from the Commissioneers of the Canal Fund to James Archibald, engineer, for $1,800.00 paid February 7th, 1838 for services as engineer and payments to assistants. Signed by Wm. Bouck, Canal Commissioner.
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Commissioners; Bank of Geneva; Canal Fund; Finance; Flagg, Azariah C. (Azariah Cutting), 1790-1873; Receipt
20 cm. x 8 cm. Bank receipt for money deposited into the Commissioners of the Canal fund drawn on account from the Bank of Geneva. On December 25, 1834, Howard A. C. Flagg, Comptroller, deposited $4,115.90 to the credit of the Commissioners of the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Commissioners; Bank of Geneva; Canal Fund; Finance; Enos, Benjamin; Receipt
20 cm. x 8 cm. Bank receipt for money deposited into the Commissioners of the Canal fund drawn on account from the Bank of Geneva. On December 27, 1845, Benjamin Enos, Treasurer, deposited $7, 005.71 to the credit of the Commissioners of the Canal...
2000 Channing Way
Dec. 17, 1915
My Dear Comrade:
You, who know all things, will understand why I have hesitated to ask this of you. You have been so kind to me, I could not impose you’re your beautiful spirit of service If, without...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Canal Appraiser’s Office; Damages; Expenditures; Receipt
20x25 cm. receipt from Canal Appraiser's office awarding Henry Crouse $223.96 for damages incurred as of June 1, 1846. Although the receipt was dated April 17, 1850, the award was made on March 23, 1850.
219 West 100 Street,
New York City, May 21, 1912.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, S.I.
My dear Mr. Markham:
Your name has been suggested by Mr. B. Russell Herts, a member of the Socialist Press Club, as that of one likely to be interested in...
241 Tremont St., Boston
Mr. C. E. Markham.
Pray pardon delay in attending to your letter. It was owing to a process of rearrangement and moving of our tracts which made some of them inaccessible. Even now we can find no...
241 Tremont(?) St., Boston
Dear Sir and Brother,
You will see by the Dawn that my mission work this winter is proving very successful. I am accomplishing, I think, a large amount of good, and am grateful to those who helped me in this...
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,...
New York, N.Y.
We hand you herewith the first Book-list (“A”) and graded groups of the best Radical books for Circulating Socialist Libraries which the People’s College...