“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
11 Cambridge Parade
Twickenham, April 26th 1910
Dear Mr. Markham,
As I am not in the mood for writing my next New Age article, I shall now send you a line, having, this morning received your letter of the 19th night. I am glad you sent me that...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
July 4, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
On May 30, I mailed to you a cheque for $2.60 to pay for the copy of “California the Wonderful” that you had to so kindly sent to me. I should not trouble you to acknowledge receipt; but I have just received from...
Agricultural and Industrial Labor Relief (New York, N.Y.)
Sept. 2, 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, New York.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I take pleasure in enclosing herewith the First Annual Report of the Agricultural and Industrial Labor Relief. This report, as you will note, covers 14...
Oct. 31 1906
My Dear Sir:
I am glad to get your encouraging word concerning my articles on the evils of Child Labor. Perhaps you may feel like sending in your name as a member of our Child Labor Federation. No financial obligation in becoming a...
Dec 9 1903
Mrs. Catherine Markham
West New Brighton N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your valued favor was received during my absence from the city. Each word has been noted with interest and appreciation. I certainly must confess to having misinterpreted...
Slaves--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Receipt for the sale of "a certain black man named Joe" from Joseph Houston, Junior, and Charles J. Guion of New York City to Peter G. Hart. Document specifies that after a period of four years, Joe will be freed. Signed by witness Benjamin Hart.
Receipt for "one barrel of rum" from Stephen Deblois and Gordon Dickson of Newport [Rhode Island] to be taken on the Brig Bandywine by William Wiley for sale in Africa [possibly for slaves]. Signed by witness Henry Castoff.
Slaves--New York (State)--Albany; Slavery--New York (State)--Albany
Bill of sale for "a certain negro man named Robert Harrison" from John J. Roff of Colonie, Albany County [New York] to Gerrit W. Van Schaick of Albany [New York]. Document specifies that Harrison will remain in Van Schaick's service until May 1,...
Bill of sale for a slave named Emelye [Emilie?] from Mr. Fonttain [Founttain?] to Mr. Borgellas of Port-au-Prince [Haiti]. Followed by bill of sale for same slave, Emelye, to Mr. Laval from Mr. Borgellas, dated April 26, 1796.
Universities and Colleges--New York (State)--New York--Anniversaries, etc.
A description of new accounting practices taught to students, including spreadsheets, statistical software packages, new tax laws, the use of historical statistics, and all regulations of the Financial Accounting Standards Board of the Securities...
Reciept for cargo aboard the Brig Sally, including hogsheads and "gallons of rum the produce of America." Signed by William D. Wolf, master, and two witnesses, Thomas Biddall and W. Tower at the "Cape Coast Castle on the Coast of Africa."
Slave trade--North America; Slaves--Connecticut--New London; Slavery--Connecticut--New London
Document on one leaf in three hands. On top, a contract signed by Dudley Saltonstall promising to "carry to North American for sale" a "negroe girl named Mimba." On bottom, a reciept for the sale of the slave Mimba dated June 4, 1763. On back,...
Slaves--Pennsylvania--York County; Slavery--Pennsylvania--York County
Bill of sale for a slave named Fabe. On front, receipt from the sale from William Shekley of Mount Pleasant township, York County, Pennsylvania, to Easter Larimer of the same town. Document damage on bottom missing signature of witness. On back,...