LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Apr. 30, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
It was, indeed, a great disappointment to see that you were obliged to take today an earlier train than you had expected to take. For I was looking forward with most pleasant...
Grinnell, Iowa, May 13, 1899.
My dear friend Markham:-
It was a joy to get your word of greeting. Some times I get very tired of heart and rather battle-stricken in the midst of the holy war, and it is only through the fellowship of such spirits as...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated March 5, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, responding to cirticisms of his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] and discussing the concept of "free banking" in the United...
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.
Verplancke family; Mount Gulian (Fishkill, N.Y.); African Americans--New York (State)--Fishkill; Slaves--Maryland--Social conditions; Fugitive slaves--Maryland; Fishkill (N.Y.)--Social life and customs; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
James F. Brown (1793-1868) was the ex-slave gardener of the Verplanck family at Mount Gulian, Fishkill, New York. Brown was a runaway slave from Maryland, and the Verplancks purchased his time after he was found by his master. The collection...