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,...
March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
Westfield, New Jersey
August 15th, 1912.
To Subscribers and Friends of
The Free Comrade.
With its May issue The Free Comrade goes out of existence, and its editors transfer their monthly articles to the pages of The International, a magazine edited...
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
Overall in good condition, some smudges on cover. Papers are yellowing, darkening around edges. Dark stain on middle right section of outside cover. Outside back cover has some tears, adhesive and paper residue. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
Buildings;Cities & towns;Cityscapes;Clouds;Coastlines;Commercial facilities;Dams;Fire escapes;Industrial facilities;Islands;Reflections;Smokestacks;Storage tanks;Warehouses;Waterfronts;Black & white postcards;Scows;Rivers
Black & White real photo postcard with white border around the edges. Shows Troy New York along Hudson River. Riverside industrial buildings, some of which have text painted on the side of the buildings themselves; The largest building reads,...
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York; Settlements (Law)--United States
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated November 2, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.
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...
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.
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Title page of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. The issue at hand was the constitutionality of the proposed canal bill. This document contains a...