Sinclair requests a list of influential works on the working-class movement to use for a new publication series being put together by the American Fund for Public Service. Sinclair also requests written opinions if possible.
Barnard sends Markham a copy of Oklahoma's New Constitution for his comments regarding child labor, education, and other labor issues. Barnard also discusses her upcoming attendance at the National Association of Charities and Corrections...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
Sailors' Snug Harbor History, Newspapers, SUNY Maritime College, Staten Island, New York
A newspaper article ""Sailors' Snug Harbor Auxiliary Planned,"" by Isabel Casey reports on a women's auxiliary committee in an attempt to interest the Sailors' Snug Harbor residents in new craft ideas with photo included.
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...
Three-page letter dated March 9, 1849, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, giving his criticism of Bradburn's newspaper article and discussing his refusal to "give any more ideas" to the Abolitionists without...
Two-page letter dated April 9, 1851, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn, asking Bradburn to not leave for Ohio until meeting to discuss Spooner's ideas for Bradburn's permanent employment in Boston.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.