Painting, American; Finance, Personal; Real property; American poetry
Notebook of John Watson, the painter, containing miscellaneous notes and personal account information written by Watsonin1726 and by Watsons nephew, Alexander Watsonin1775-1778. There are accounts of things bought, real estate transactions, poetry,...
2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
[top left corner of page] Had you not better give me the number of your P.O. Box
April 29, 1894
My Dear Friend.
I take pleasure in forwarding a package of papers containing “The Rule of Gold”. The last sermon previously...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated December 26, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], expressing desire to distribute his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] to members of the United States...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.
Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
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...
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.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
February 13, 1907
My dear Mrs. Markham:
The letter which you so kindly enclose opens up too many questions to be considered in a letter.
(I) It is not “an accepted theory” that the more competition the better, except of course, by the...
February 24, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I thank you very much for your instant response to my letter, accepting the invitation to speak at the Christian Socialist Fellowship luncheon on...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith, dated November 2, 1855, in which Spooner disucsses anti-slavery arguments and the distribution of 300 copies of his book, "the Unconstitutionality of Slavery."