“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated April 26, 1878, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for for his opinion on Herbert Spencer's "Unknowable" speech and advisement on the publication of a new...
Railroad bridges;Backyards; Embankments;Grasses;Hats;Hills;Houses;Towpaths;Reflections;Trees;Utility poles;Men;Black & white postcards;Canal boats;Railroad tracks;Panoramic views;Canals;
A canal boat sails down the center of the canal. A bridge spans the canal. In the background, the back side of a town is visible behind of railroad tracks. Written message in blank space at side of card (Dear Millie: I thought I would drop a line....
A pre-school boy at the Riverdale Temple Nursery School seems lost in thought. When told by the photographer that he looked like "an angel in a Renaissance painting" he remarked that he had been told that before.
A view of the Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls with buildings and steeples in the background and a towpath and railroad tracks along the edge of the canal; Written message at bottom of card (My Dear Beatrice you must of thought I had forgotten you but...
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 3, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend, Indiana to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, inquiring about mutual acquaintances and briefly discussing several of Spooner's pamphlets.
April 29, 1939
Dear Edwin Markham,
Greetings! It is a long time since I have been in direct touch with you, but I have thought of you often.
I want to tell you how vividly and affectionately I thought of you when I read the enclosed article on...
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.