PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
November 23, 1914.
Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes,
Dear Little Rose:-
I had no idea when I left New York that I would be back again so soon, but I am just accepting an invitation to address the Twilight Club, 37 East 28th...
Mr. Edward Markham,
New York City
Esteemed Friend and Fellow Worker: I am sending you under separate cover a copy of Oklahoma’s New Constitution which I hope will meet with your approval. I have heard that the Boston...
The World reports that Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn admitted that he did not have enough money to clean Brooklyn's dirty streets, and that "mounds of slush and slime line the streets."
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Commissioners; Canal Fund; Albany (N.Y.); Engineer; Bouck, William C.; Receipt
18 cm. x 8 cm. Site draft from the Commissioneers of the Canal Fund to James Archibald, engineer, for $1,800.00 paid February 7th, 1838 for services as engineer and payments to assistants. Signed by Wm. Bouck, Canal Commissioner.
Slaves--Kentucky--Fayette County; Slavery--Kentucky--Fayette County
Two-page commissioner's report on the dispute between William Dishman and the heirs of William Dishman regarding the sale of two slave men named Nelson and Tom in Fayette County, Kentucky [with attached newspaper clipping announcing the sale of...
Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Four-page commissioner's report of the property of Isaac McRoberts, including the selling of land and the selling of the slaves named Sam, Fanny, Mary, Sarah, Harriet, Martha, Horace, and Edward, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
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...
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...
Article about how individuals in the Brooklyn Heights railroad system refuse to pay for snow removal. Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn plans to ask the Corporation Counsel to sue for money that the city is owed.
The Street Cleaning Department was censured for neglecting to remove ashes from the streets of Brooklyn. A resolution was adopted to complain to Mayor Van Wyck about the Commissioner of Street Cleaning.
Eleven year old Mary Le Greico appealed to Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn for her father who, she said was "a strong man, worked hard … so why couldn't he get a position with the street-cleaning department?"
The World newspaper reports that Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn threatened to raid the trucks obstructing streets, but "his ardor has cooled off" which is annoying the fire department because they are hampered by wagons found...
Merchants along Fifth Avenue, though they had arguments with Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn over snow removal, now commend him on the "excellent manner in which the streets are kept clean."