Slavery--Mississippi; Slavery--New York; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi; Stowaways--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Captain Joshua Farrell, of the Ship Clara, and York, a runaway slave. Farrel states that he discovered York on board his ship when sailing from the port of New Orleans to New York City. York...
Commissioners; Report; Federal government; Financing; Indians; Clinton, Dewitt, 1769-1828; New York (State); Erie Canal; Pamphlet
Pages four and five of a thirteen page pamphlet issued in 1816 addressed to "the honourable, the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, in Congress, the representation of commissioners of the State of New-York, in of the said...
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
National intelligencer (Washington, D.C.); Slaves--Emancipation--United States
Two-page letter from John Henderson of Natchez [Mississippi] to the Editors of the National Intelligencer [Washington, D.C.], William Winston Seaton and Joseph Gales, Jr., regarding the submission of his article on the abolition of slavery.
Durant, Thomas J.(Thomas Jefferson),1817-1882; United states--Politics and government--1865-1877; Louisiana--Politics and government--1865-1950
Nine letters from various correspondents to Thomas Jefferson Durant, a lawyer and Louisiana state senator, and one of the few prominent Southerners who supported the Union during the Civil War. After the war he practiced in Washington D.C.