“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,...
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.
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.
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...
23 Belmont Terrace,
Jan’y 7 – 1905
My Dear Mr. Markham:
There has been established here in Yonkers lately a “People’s Forum”. It is absolutely non-partisan and unsectarian and it’s chief aim if the maintainance...
Universities and Colleges--New York (State)--New York--Anniversaries, etc.
A description of new accounting practices taught to students, including spreadsheets, statistical software packages, new tax laws, the use of historical statistics, and all regulations of the Financial Accounting Standards Board of the Securities...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Article about how individuals in the Brooklyn Heights railroad system refuse to pay for snow removal. Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn plans to ask the Corporation Counsel to sue for money that the city is owed.
Bill from Bowler Cocke, Jr., to Robert Cary of London, for remittance of payment to Richard Adams [of Virginia]. On back, directions from Richard Adams to pay directly to Samuel and William Vernon & Co.
Bill of sale for "a negroe man slave named Tom," purcahsed by Mr. John Joyce [of Kingston, Jamaica] from James Boyle. Includes additional note that funds will also pay "three weeks allowance and dressing his leg."
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith, dated November 2, 1855, in which Spooner disucsses anti-slavery arguments and the distribution of 300 copies of his book, "the Unconstitutionality of Slavery."
Contract for employment on the Brig Othello including names of crew, wages, and terms. Form printed and sold by Solomon Southwick, in Newport [Rhode Island]. On back, list of crew that received "one month's pay advance." Attached, receipt for wages...
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.