Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated October 27, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, discussing Supreme Court decisions related to slavery, the death of Spooner's mother, and the public reception of his book [The...
Barge on the Champlain Canal near Mechanicsville, New York on a sunny day. Houses close to the canal. People with a horse on bank. Written message at bottom of picture (Sorry you were not here having a fun time).
December 22, 1921
Dear Mrs. Markham:
This is only a post-script. I have just seen the Bulletin, and am wondering why you did not include A CANTICLE OF PAN as one of the books withdrawn from the prize contest. What is fair to the others ought also...
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.
Correspondence;Economic & social conditions;Medical aspects of war;Medical personnel;Military medicine;Food supply;
Herman is sorry to hear that the financial conditions are home are not doing well. He tells his mother that she would love Spain, especially how medical staff are treated. He discusses his health and the food that has been generously sent to...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated March 5, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, responding to cirticisms of his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] and discussing the concept of "free banking" in the United...
June 4, 1915.
Prof. Edwin Markham
West New Brighton, N.Y.
I have been thinking of you a great deal during the last three months. We were extremely sorry you could not come to the Conference at Baltimore. While it was a small...
5 Via Benedetto da Maiano,
S. Domenico di Fiesole,
September 2, 1912.
Prof. Jno Ward Stimson,
I cannot tell you how sorry we were not to have come to you in...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student:
"My dead Mother,
As one of the seven women responsible for the circulars and letters of protest sent to every person and association whose address we...