First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace
Received at 1554 Richmond Terrace
West New Brighton, S.I., N.Y.
B5 NY AD
SD New York NY 7
May 8, 1917
Mr Edwin Markham
West New Brighton NY
Strong group representing labor socialism peace religion politics plans first American Conference for...
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
C/o Psychology Publishing Company
17 West 60th Street.
New York City.
June 15, 1926
Dear Mr. Markham,
A new monthly magazine is about to be born. Henry Knight Miller and Arthur H. Howland are behind it, and I am helping them to get it out. It is...
Oct. 10, 1899.
My Dear Friend Markham:
Will you kindly let me know at once if you can lecture here, when you come west in December, and if so at what time? We, of course, want to pay your usual terms. Can you give us a definite date? I devoutly...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 6 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page compares the seven year...
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
Slaves--New York (State)--Brooklyn; Slavery--New York (State)--Brooklyn
Two-page memorandum regarding the sale of a "negro wench and child sold at publick vendue [sic], to Mrs. Elsworth for eight pound." Includes list of 3 "articles" outlining the terms of sale set forth by executor William Elsworth. Signed by...
This copy has been washed and deacidified. It has been trimmed along the edges (with page numbers cut off the bottom), and bound. Cover has stains and discoloration. Information written in pencil on front cover. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
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.
One-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 7, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and asking him for a translation of Aristophanes.
Contract for employment on the Brig Othello for a voyage from Newport [Rhode Island] to Africa, to the West Indies and back to Newport. Includes names of crew, wages, and terms. On back, note, "To Nicholas Weaver."