Sinclair writes about his upcoming book "Jimmie Higgins" and details about it being published, along with prices and other information. He includes reviews of "Jimmie Higgins" and "The Profits of Religion".
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Antislavery movements--United States; Free Soil Party (Mass.)
Four-page letter dated September 21, 1854, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, discussing Richard Hildreth's appointment as editor of a new abolitionist paper and news of the Free Soil Party.
Antislavery movements--United States; Free Soil Party (Mass.); Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter dated April 19, 1854, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, encouraging Bradburn to begin editing for a new paper, and discussing his opinions about the Free Soil Party.
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...