The collection includes three volumes, correspondence, and documents, 1768-1803, related to English abolitionist and reformer Granville Sharp. The first volume contains copies of letters and related documents, 1768-1773, sent to Granville Sharp,...
July 5th, 1906.
Dear Edwin Markham-
I thank you very much for your kind letter about my play. You say:”There are some things we are all compelled to say nothing about in our plays and novels. I am stating a fact, not arguing a case.” I take it...
Oct. 26 1906
Dear Mrs. Barnad:
Your heart-warm letter on the crisis in Oklahoma came safely to my hand. I put my work aside in order to respond to your urgent needs. You will find herein a short article on child-labor, which can be shortened or...
Oct. 31 1906
My Dear Sir:
I am glad to get your encouraging word concerning my articles on the evils of Child Labor. Perhaps you may feel like sending in your name as a member of our Child Labor Federation. No financial obligation in becoming a...
To Rev. Edward Ellis Carr:
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Nov 28, 1907
Dear comrade in the Labor Struggle:
Yours of the twenty eighth is at hand, and I am hastening to say that I shall be glad to send you something for your Christmas...
Nov. 1, 1911.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mr. Markham:
I am taking the liberty without asking your permission, of sending you a little book of poems which has been submitted to us in manuscript by their author, Herbert...
June 26, 1913
My Dear Markham:
Mrs. Markham wrote me a while ago about “Tiger”, my one-act play in the May Forum that you joined her in a message of commendation. She went on to say: “it carries its lesson with more of art than any of the...
Resolution signed by "R. M. Mallory" for the Virginia Committee for Courts of Justice stating that slaves purchasing "ardent spirits" for their masters are required to produce written consent. No year of creation given, but dated February 2.
Slaves--New York (State)--Shodack; Slavery--New York (State)--Shodack
Note giving permission for the "bearer of a negro woman named Charr" to sell her to a new master for the sum of seventy-five dollars. Signed by Marte Beekman, Jacob Baurhyte, and John T. Miller of Shodack [New York].
The Western Union Telegraph Company
Number 6 NY
Sent by Lt
Rec’d by Fa
Check 21 Paid 47 and 20.
Received at Port Richmond, N.Y. May 13 1907
Dated New York 13
To Edwin Markham
May Vierecks publisher quote your remarks that no...
United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn;Music publishing industry;Hymns, English
Booklet containing numerous hymns, including, Forward!; Master, I Pray Thee; God is Love; etc. Illus.: young girl in white dress holding hymn book with birds perched along its top. Girl is surrounded by yellow ribbon, pink flowers and green...
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...
Letter to the Mayor [Samuel Atkins Eliot] and Aldermen of Boston [Massachusetts] from Francis Jackson and 11 other committee members [of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society] arguing a recent denial for permission to use Faneuil Hall for a...