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...
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am very anxious to have you meet Clara von Ende Liebmann, of whose work you have possibly already heard. Her father, Heinrich von Ende, was a German aristocrat who turned Socialist, came to this country, and died,...
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...
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...
Two-page deposition with testimonies of L. J. Bartow and Parker Howlet of Berrien County [Michigan]. Plaintiff Bartow declares nonpayment of funds by Howlet through an endorsed note from the "Bank of Niles," to which defendant Howlet responds that...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Inland navigation; Finance; Hudson Canal Company; Enlargement; Finance; Tolls; Land Grants; Taxes; Stock certificate
25x19 cm. A New York State 5 per cent stock certificate signed by J. Williams, treasurer, issued to Charles Dening in 1839. Financing of the building and the enlargement of the canal was raised through the issuance of stock certificates,...
Slaves--New York (State)--Shodack; Slavery--New York (State)--Shodack
Note giving permission for the "bearer of a negro woman named Charr" to sell her to a new master for the sum of seventy-five dollars. Signed by Marte Beekman, Jacob Baurhyte, and John T. Miller of Shodack [New York].
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.
New York State Legislature; Route; Construction; Excavation; Embankment; Locks; Aqueducts; Contractors; Damages; Shipping; Expenditures; Erie Canal; Commissioners; Champlain Canal; Clinton, Dewitt, 1769-1828; Rensselaer, Stephen Van, 1764-1839;...
Final page of a forty-six page annual report of the canal commissioners communicated to the legislature on January 15, 1819. This report was addressed to the New York State Legislature in obedience to the act entitiled "An act respecting navigable...
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Catholic Church;Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945;Discrimination in education;Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart;Social action
May 16, 1938 Letter of support sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
"Dear Mother Dammann,
I wish to thank you for your kind invitation to the blessing of Mary Moran Memorial Hall on Wednesday, the...