1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Apr. 30, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
It was, indeed, a great disappointment to see that you were obliged to take today an earlier train than you had expected to take. For I was looking forward with most pleasant...
37th Street and Tenth Avenue. This is one of the last tenement buildings left. Originally built to house New York’s poor, tenement buildings covered the West Side and other parts of the city. This building is next to an abandoned gas station as...
Slums--New York (State)--New York--History--19th century.
"Fever Nests" refers to areas of the city, usually tenements, in which typhus fever, typhoid fever and smallpox flourished. Image shows Civil War era slums with animals in the streets and an industrial smoke stack in the background spewing smoke.
Account record of the sale of 52 slaves from the Schooner Little Sally, sold by Richard Adams for Samuel and William Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Includes names of purchasers and counties of residence.
Box 1061 Santa Fe NM
You have not acknowledged my regretful resignation but I suppose it reached you. I had another copy of this note made for you here it is:
(Mrs. Ford[?] who is offering a prize for the best...
Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
December 16, 1912
Mr. Edward Markham,
West New Brighton,
New York City.
Your good letter at hand. I deeply regret that my health will not permit me to visit you and Mrs. Markham in your home. I am obliged to be in the...
Antislavery movements--United States; American presidential elections
Four-page letter and envelope dated June 28, 1852, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn in Cleveland, Ohio, discussing the United States Presidential election, the poor health of Daniel Webster, and general...
Four-page letter dated December 5, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Cleveland Ohio, discussing reveiws of Lysander's book, general news of the abolitionist movement, and Bradburn's poor health.
Four-page letter dated May 18, 1855, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to [Lysander] Spooner, discussing his poor health and his upcoming travels, and also mentions getting a "glimpse of our friend French."