Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
Two document on one leaf. On front, petition dated January 4, 1709, by "Jack O [sic] Negro]" of Boston [Massachusets] to marry "Esther, a negro servant" despite witheld consent from his master, Mr. Gutteridge. On back, petition dated March 30,...
Dear Mr. Markham,
Herron, Gorky, now Earle – not to mention Jack London, J. William Lloyd, Elbert Hubbard - it fairly takes one’s breath away!
This whirlwind burst over me as suddenly as over everybody else. I knew nothing of 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.'
Slaves--Maryland; Slavery--Maryland; Capital punishment--Maryland; Pardon--Maryland
Petition to the Governor of Maryland asking for a pardon of Jack, a negro slave, having confessed to stealing goods from the house of Mr. Hopewell. Signature partially legible, possibly William Fitzhugh. Slip of paper in different hand dated 2nd...
Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-page legal document explaining that a black boy named Jack, upon being examined, disclosed that he is a slave and that he has disobeyed his master by playing cards instead of attending to his master's business. The documents officially counts...
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
Bills of sale; Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page bill of sale between William Carson and Johnston D. Carson regarding the slaves Mary, Eliza, Charles, Clark, Seth, Jack, Charles, Mary, Ann, Susan, Louisa, Missouri, Bell, Jeff, and other unnamed slaves, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Ida, born November 9, 1809, Jack, born October 1, 1811, David, born August 15, 1815, and Amelia, born April 15, 1817, all children of slave named Sarah belonging to New York City ladies shoe maker Reuben Bunn.
Clothing and dress;Stores, Retail;Coats of arms;Hats;Millinery;Hat trade;
Illustration of small coat of arms in upper left corner. Text,"Cumberland 6-8110" and name and address of company and name of manager. Verso side: Annotation in ink of payment received for one hat and signature of Jack Blume.
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
African American children--New York (State)--Richmond County; Registers of births, etc.--New York (State)--Richmond County; Slaves--New York (State)--Richmond County; Slavery--New York (State)--Richmond County; Slaves--Emancipation--New York...
Birth records and deeds of manumission for African American children in the town of Castleton, Staten Island, N.Y. between 1799 and 1827.
Inventories of decedents' estates--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page inventory of the estate of William Withers [or Weathers], including furniture, tools, house wares, etc.; Lists one male slave named Jack and three female slaves named Hannah, Kate, Rose, Lincoln County, Kentucky July 15, 1788.