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...
Atwell NY July 18/22
Dear Comrade Markham:-
Your splendid article and your gracious letter came just as I was about to leave for a few days (”between Sundays”) at my little Adirondack cottage. So I have had no opportunity to write...
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...
Westerleigh, Staten Island, N.Y.,
Sept. 3, 1903.
Dear Mr. Debs,--Your very welcome letter has this moment come to hand. What you say of Mr. Ehrmann gives me an interest in him at once. If I find that I can do so conscientiously, and can arrange...
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...
October 2, 1922.
I’m enclosing you a note which you may or may not read as you choose, at the October meeting. I feel sure that I have already sent you, either in my letter of resignation, or in some other, a message concerning Mr....
Deposition of Robert Stoddard given in Newport, Rhode Island, stating that Valentine Jones, a Barbados merchant, had advised Captain Thomas Rogers of the Brig Othello to sell his slaves in Barbados instead of carrying them somewhere else to be...
Brooklyn Times article stating that Eleanor (Mrs. Franklin D.) Roosevelt will be guest speaker at the the Women's Democratic Campaign Committee. John B. Johnston will be among the candidates attending.
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...
Birth certificates--New York (State); Slavery--New York (State)
Birth certificate of Jack, born January 24, 1799, belonging to Fredk. Fisher [probably Colonel Frederick Visscher] of Montgomery County, New York. Includes note dated June 30, 1802 stating that, 'Cates child was born named Tom.'
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 6 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page compares the seven year...
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.
Resolution by the American Anti-Slavery Society stating that members for the present year [undated] pledge the minimum sum of one dollar, and that their names be published weekly in the [National] Anti-Slavery Standard.
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York; Fugitive slaves--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Horace, born in April 1808, and Bet, born in January 1810, to a 'Negro Woman Slave named Tamer' belonging to New York City merchant James Forrest. Includes note stating that 'the said Tamer absented herself from my Service in...