Slaves--United States; Slavery--United States; Fugitive slaves--United States
Assorted advertisements for sale of slaves, rewards for return of runaway slaves, the slave trade, and slavery in general, most unattributable to particular newspapers. Includes three engravings (two duplicated) of slave forts in Africa with...
One-page letter from Robt. [Robert] B. Minturn of New York to Lysander Spooner dated January 16, 1867, asking Spooner to forward a copy of "each of your finished works," enclosing extra funds for him to put towards the printing of his writings.
160 Joralemon St.
Jan’y 13, 1900
Mr. Edwin Markham
545 3rd St., Brooklyn
My Dear Mr. Markham:
I have just written Dr. Herron telling him of your consent to speak - and perhaps read something from your writings – on the evening of the...
“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,...
May 14 1913
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Bless your hearts for promptly reassuring me as to Tiger! Your letter came when I was still wondering whether my friends and readers would understand my writing and printing it. As far as I have heard, the attacks...
July 1st 1918.
Edwin Markham Esq.,
92 Waters Avenue
West New Brighton
We took great pleasure in mailing you some copies of our May number six weeks ago. In it we published your beautiful poem “Slaves of the Drug.” We made it...
Witter, Bynner, 1881-1968. Epithalamion and Elegy.
March 31, 1925
I thought my Epithalamion and Elegy was “first” one evening. I know it was. Shouldn’t it have been printed with the rest? Though I was in New York, I saw almost no one. I stayed away from everything – after that ...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
Color postcards;Panoramic views;Canals;Cities & towns;Lock houses;Locks (Hydraulic engineering);Towpaths;Houses;Bridges;Trees;Clouds;Grasses;Reflections;Railings;
View of narrow section of Black River Canal in Rome, N.Y., with a lockhouse (by the lock) and trees on one side of the canal; a towpath on the other side; farther away houses separated by railing and partially covered with a line of trees. A bridge...
Front caption [in decorative typeface] reads: "A View up the Canal from George Street, Rome, N.Y." [bottom of card]. A View of a canal boat on the Erie Canal from George Street in Rome, New York. The canal devides a group of industrial or...
A panoramic view of snow In Kingston harbor. Printing information: series number (14 Beautiful Kingston Series) [indicated on front only]. Railroad tracks are visible on the bottom left side of the image. There is a lot of debris within the snow...