J. William Lloyd and Leonard D. Abbott
West New Brighton N.Y.
July 7, 1910
I enclose check for two years’ subscription to your thoughtful chap-book “The Free Comrade.” I am not going to agree with all your pages, but I am...
Sept. 19, 1899.
My Dear Friend:
What shall I do with this, burn it or publish it? I am not a poet, as I hardly need to say. But I began this ten years ago, now and then adding a line or two, on a quiet Sunday. Last Sunday night, in the quiet, I...
Sept 30 1903
Mr. Edwin Markham
Staten Island N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your notes of the 3” and 7” inst. In reference to the poem of Mr. Max Ehrmann were received during my absence from the city and I note with regret that you do not...
N.Y., Jan. 24/02.
Dear Mr. Markham,
I was more than pleased to get your kind note, - the more so because I feel I hardly deserved it. The article is very superficial, and was written during a stress of other work. I am not particularly proud of...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am sending you under separate cover a letter from Mrs. Henry S[?], of Philadelphia. She is a Russian-Jewish lady – a great heart in a little lady.
They want to give you a hint of reception over there. There will be...
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.
Two-page letter dated July 15, 1846, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Lowell, Massachusetts, discussing Bradburn's reports on schools in Nantucket and a speech made by Fletcher Webster.
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...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 30, 1871, thanking him for obtaining the assistance of [Arthur W. Austin] and discussing topics of slavery and monetary systems.
Two-page evaluation of the estate of Francis M. Hunt, prepared by appointed commissioners to determine the value and interest of his property, including "a negro slave named Willis worth $1,000." Signed by commissioners N. G. Tevis, Roy Stewart,...
Flowers;Stores, Retail;Animals;Refrigerators;Sharpening of tools;Service industries;
Illustration of flower and butterfly in front of sign with name and address of company. Verso side: text,"Something worth knowing. The past year we have ground and repaired the following: scissors, pairs..carvers..knives..skates, pairs..pen...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Nantucket; Whig Party (U.S.)
Four-page letter dated May 5, 1846, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Nantucket [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] addressing rumors of Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant and discussing the Whigs "on occasion of [Edward] Everett's...
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.