N.Y. City Nov. 14-16
Mrs. Edwin Markham
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your letter brought more pleasure than you can know, for to me Edwin Markham is about the greatest living poet in the world.—The Poet of Humanity – the Voice...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I hope you will not think I am taking advantage of your kindness in writing you today. I repeated your remark to Viereck, and he repeated it to his publisher, Mr. Yard. Needless to say, both were greatly pleased. It...
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...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated October 27, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, discussing Supreme Court decisions related to slavery, the death of Spooner's mother, and the public reception of his book [The...
Illustration of an interior of very fine sitting room. A dog sits by an elaborate fire place. An easel with portrait, fine chairs, rugs and curtains as well as vases are shown. Verso side: A very small illustration of a pinned card with scene of...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page printed form letter dated February 27, 1856, announcing a "Mass-Convention at Syracuse, N.Y." on Wednesdsay, May 28, 1856, and asking for nominations for President and Vice President of the United States "not merely Anti-Slavery...
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated October 25, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.