November 23, 1914.
Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes,
Dear Little Rose:-
I had no idea when I left New York that I would be back again so soon, but I am just accepting an invitation to address the Twilight Club, 37 East 28th...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I have your last letter in regard to our good friend Nelson, of St. Louis. I did not see him, however, this last time (tho I hear that he has been East again), so forwarded your letter to him at his St. Louis address.
Socialism, Christian -- United States -- Meetings.
April 21, ‘32
Dear Mr. Markham,
I read, with appreciation, the full – page article about you in last Saturday’s “Journal” and the column in yesterday’s “Herald Tribune.” It is good to know, old friend, that you are still so active,...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
Universities and Colleges--New York (State)--New York--Anniversaries, etc.
Describes the opening of the college during the Great Depression, its proximity to the 1939 World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, the approaching war clouds in Europe, and the divided feelings of the students and faculty about possible United States...
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...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thomson dated March 5, 1871, discussing the topic of monetary systems and asking if Thomson had received works that Spooner had sent the previous year.
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.
National Federation of Catholic College Students (U.S.);College of New Rochelle
Tatler Newspaper, December 2, 1966, Vol. XLVI, No. 9, P. 3, Article about how the college will no longer be associated with NSA or NFCCS. This was said by school officials to be part of a growing trend among Catholic campuses, and that the...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 10, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Bangor, Maine, discussing general news of the abolitionist movement, mentioning Gerrit Smith, Mr. [Joshua?] Leavitt, and J. [James?]...
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...
One-page letter from John P. Darnell in Parkersburg, Virginia to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], stating that he had broken a wheel spoke of Stokes's buggy and asks that he be billed for the damage.