Constitutional law--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated January 19, 1846, from Lysander Spooner Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], asking Bardburn to solicit prominent names to sign a petition and then have the petition presented to the United...
The image shows a mother and child at the door of the Dispensary along with pedestrians on the sidewalk and a horse drawn carriage at the curb. The New York Dispensary functioned as community health clinic.
This colorful map shows New York City before it was incorporated into the five boroughs. Westchester County stretches down into what is now the Bronx, Brooklyn appears as an independent city, and Queens is only a county.