Slavery--Massachusetts--Boston; Petitions--Massachusetts--Boston; Slavery--United States; Slaves--United States
Undated petition signed by c.150 Boston citizens arguring against the removal of Judge [Edward Greely] Loring in 1850 from his appointment as judge for forcing Anthony Burns to return back to slavery in the South.
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Enlargement; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report
Title page of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. By 1836, the development and economies of cities along the canal route had come to depend on the Erie Canal and its revenue. A proposal made for the...