Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1864-1880

Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1864-1880

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1817-1906


Box 3: Papers, 1864-1880

Folder -- Contents

  1. 1864, 5 Jan.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Describes his fear of leaving Chicago for Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.1 cm.
  2. 1864, 26 Jan.: Heywood, Ezra W.; Princeton, [N.J.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for upcoming Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.1 cm.
  3. 1864, 1 Feb.: Chadwick, John White, 1840-1904; Marblehead, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  4. 1864, 8 Feb.: Dickinson, Anna Elizabeth, 1842-1932; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1985.
    Discusses her impending trip to Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 17.7 cm.
  5. 1864, 8 Feb.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Explains a misunderstanding between Slack and Anna E. Dickinson. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.8 cm.
  6. 1864, 17 Feb.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13.8 cm.
  7. 1864, 10 Mar.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  8. 1864, 17 Mar.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Expenses reservations about leaving Chicago for Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25.1 cm.
  9. 1864, 17 Mar.: Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875; Washington, [D.C.]
    Replies that if will be impossible to obtain a volunteer commission in the army. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  10. 1864, 18 Mar.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.4 cm.
  11. 1864, 24 Mar.: Morse, Sidney H.; Cincinnati, Ohio. To Charles Wesley Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Arranged for memberships in the Cincinnati Society. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  12. 1864, 25 Mar.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  13. 1864, 4 Apr.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Postpones a scheduled speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  14. 1864, 6 Apr.: Calthrop, S.R.; Marblehead, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Agrees to preach. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  15. 1864, 6 Apr.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Plans for Slack to visit. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.9 cm.
  16. 1864, 9 Apr.: Dickinson, Anna Elizabeth, 1842-1932; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets she cannot be in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  17. 1864, 9 Apr.: Manning, J.M. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.]
    Plans for future speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  18. 1864, 11 Apr.: Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Commends a letter from Lieutenant Slack [C. W. Slack's son?] Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  19. 1864, 14 Apr.: Leighton, R[ufus]; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on some verses to be read in a church service. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.1 cm.
  20. 1864, 14 Apr.: Spaulding, W.; Salem, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Unable to comply with his request. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  21. 1864, 16 Apr.: Chadwick, John White, 1840-1904; Brooklyn, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Discusses the Parker Memorial. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  22. 1864, 20 Apr.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for a Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  23. 1864, 26 Apr.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot repeat an earlier sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 19.8 cm.
  24. 1864, 3 May: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  25. 1864, 11 May: Calthrop, S. R.; Marblehead, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Sends hymns and changes the subject of his sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.8 cm.
  26. 1864, 25 May: Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888; Concord. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Agrees to attend a Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  27. 1864, 25 May: Phillips, [?] J. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Decline an invitation to attend a Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  28. 1864, 26 May: Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Accepts invitation to Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.7 cm.
  29. 1864, 27 May: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Jamaica Plain, Mass. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Accepts invitation to Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.4 cm.
  30. 1864, 27 May: Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Accepts invitation to Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.3 cm.
  31. 1864, 30 May: Whipple, Edwin, Percy, 1819-1886; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Accepts invitation to Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.6 cm.
  32. 1864, 1 June: Alcott, Amos Bronson, 1799-1888; Concord, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot make an engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.3 cm.
  33. 1864, 2 June: Parker, Lydia D.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Regrets she cannot attend "social festival"; memous of her late husband, Theodore Parker, is still too strong. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  34. 1864, 3 June: Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, Weld, Angelina Grimhé, 1805-1879, Grimhé, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873; Fairmount, Mass. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regret they cannot attend Social Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  35. 1864, 7 June: Newman, Francis William, 1805-1897; London, England. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Asking publicity for an enclosed letter in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 15.1 cm.
  36. 1864, 5 Jul.: Monroe, George H.; Roxbury, [Mass.] To Republican State Committee.
    Receipt for advertising order. Document Signed. 1 p., 8 cm.
  37. 1864, 6 Sept.: Bullock, Alex H.; Worcester, [Mass.] To ____.
    Cannot Attend a meeting at Fauevil Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  38. 1864, 29 Sept.: Manning, J.M.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on the quality of the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  39. 1864, 3 Oct.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Commends Slack on becoming editor of the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 19.6 cm.
  40. 1864, 3 Oct.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  41. 1864, 11 Oct.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Commends him for taking editorship of the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.7 cm.
  42. 1864, 1 Nov.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Encloses a literary contribution for the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  43. 1864, 16 Nov.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911; New port, R.I. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Encloses two contributions by another author for the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 12.4 cm.
  44. 1864, 30 Nov.: Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911. To ____.
    Agrees to "attend to the 'Franklin'". Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 14.3 cm.
  45. 1864, 5 Dec.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Letter of introduction for a possible job for a female acquaintance. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.7 cm.
  46. 1865, 3 Jan.: Field, Kate [?], 1838-1896; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Encloses an article for the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  47. 1865, 4 Jan.: Brown, Benjamin Gratz, 1826-1885; Washington, [D.C.] To George L. Stearns; Boston, [Mass.]
    Political matters relating to State convention. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.5 cm.
  48. 1865, 11 Jan.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Comments on His contributions to the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  49. 1865, 12 Jan.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To ____.
    Explains why a letter was not printed in an antislavery paper. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  50. 1865, 12 Jan.: Smalley, George Washburn, 1833-1916; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Agrees to contribute to the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.7 cm.
  51. 1865, 7 Feb.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Cincinnati, [Oh]. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Explains his feelings regarding a misunderstanding as to his schedule of appearances. Autograph Letter Signed. 8 p., 19.6 cm.
  52. 1865, 10 Feb.: Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Gives permission to print on item. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  53. 1865, 12 Feb.: James, Henry [?], 1811-1882 [?] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Refuses permission to print a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  54. 1865, 18 Feb.: Wasson, David Atwood, 1823-1887; Cincinnati, [Oh]. To ____.
    Emphasizes his feelings about the misunderstanding with the Society and about any thoughts of him going to Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 19.6 cm.
  55. 1865, 27 Feb.: Leighton, Rufus Jr.
    Copyright document. Sermons of Theodore Parker. Document Signed. 1 p., 35.6 cm.
  56. 1865, 20 Mar.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Wants Commonwealth forwarded to Washington. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  57. 1865, 23 Mar.: Longfellow, Samuel, 1819-1892. To ____.
    Declines invitation to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.2 cm.
  58. 1865, 27 Mar.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To ____.
    Cannot preach on the date requested. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.5 cm.
  59. 1865, 10 Apr.: Bellows, A.W.; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Replying to charges made against U.S. Sanitary Commission in the Commonwealth . Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.1 cm.
  60. 1865, 17 Apr.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To ____.
    Sends list of Congressmen and their office addresses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  61. 1865, 17 Apr.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To ____.
    Suggests sending the Commonwealth to all Senators and Representatives. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.8 cm.
  62. 1865, 19 Apr.: Fields, James Thomas, 1817-1881. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Concerning an article to be printed in the Atlantic. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  63. 1865, 7 May: Haines, C.T.; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Concerns the writing of an editorial not yet finished. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18 cm.
  64. 1865, 9 May: Parton, James, 1822-1891; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Sends subscription to the Commonwealth and compliments the paper. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  65. 1865, 15 June: Laxton, R. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Subscribing to the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  66. 1865, 19 June: Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867; Boston, [Mass.] To George L. Stearns.
    Discusses how Reconstruction should proceed and comments on Negro suffrage. Autograph Letter Signed. 7 p., 24.7 cm.
  67. 1865, 19 June: Bullock, Alex H.; Worcester, [Mass.] To George L. Stearns, Charles Eliot Norton, and R.K. Darrah [?].
    Thoughts on the course and practice of Reconstruction. Autograph Letter Signed. 5 p., 20.2 cm.
  68. 1865, 6 July: McCancon [?], L.; Washington, [LA]. To O'Hinckley [Mayor] and McGuire, W.J.
    One day pass for Henry Simms ("A Colored Man") to visit Opelousas, La. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 11.8 cm.
  69. 1865, 24 July: Haler, Edward Everett, 1822-1909. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Cannot attend school Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.3 cm.
  70. 1865, 16 Aug.: Chase, Solmon Portland, 1808-1873. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Subscription to Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  71. 1865, 6 Oct.: Ward, Marcus L.; Newark, N.J. To William Claflin.
    Letter of introduction for an acquaintance. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  72. 1865, 10 Oct.: Andrew, John Albion, 1818-1867. To ____.
    Enclosing and commenting an advertisement to be placed in a newspaper. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.1 cm.
  73. 1865, 27 Oct.: _____. To Mrs. Henry Wilson.
    Presents a monetary gift for Sen. and Mrs. Henry Wilson's silver wedding anniversary. [Note: several small items and parts of letters, one of which bears the signature of Susan B. Anthony, have been removed from the folder.] Autograph Letter. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  74. 1865, 8 Nov.: Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875; Notich, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Check for two hundred fifty dollars. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 10.3 cm.
  75. 1865, 30 Nov.: Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Wayland, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Enclosing a book to be forwarded on. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  76. 1865, 24 Dec.: Parton, James, 1822-1891; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Subscribing to the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  77. 1865, 30 Dec.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C]. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Inquires concerning his subscription to Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  78. 1866, 7 Jan.: Chadwick, J[ohn] W[hite], 1840-1904; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Arrangements for a speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  79. 1866, 14 Jan.: Weiss, John, 1818-1879; Watertown, [?] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Subscription to Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13 cm.
  80. 1866, 22 Jan.: Field, Kate, 1838-1896; New York, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Asking for additional copies of an issue of Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13.3 cm.
  81. 1866, 27 Jan.: Boutwell, G[eorge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Thanks him for a speech in Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  82. 1866, 29 Jan.: Field, Kate, 1838-1896; New York, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Concerns payment for articles published in Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p. 19.6 cm.
  83. 1866, 2 Feb.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To ____.
    Resuming exchange of Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  84. 1866, 4 Mar.: Yates, Rich[ard], 1815-1873; Washington, [D.C.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Refers to a Reconstruction Gill introduced in Congress. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.7 cm.
  85. 1866, 16 Apr.: Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875, Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874, Boutwell, G.S., 1818-1905, Eliot, Thomas D., Ames, Oakes, 1804-1873, Hooper, J. [?], Rice, Alex H., Washburn, W.D. [?], Baldwin, John D.; Washington, [D.C.] To J.M.S. Williams.
    Discusses Reconstruction matters in a cryptic manner. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.2 cm.
  86. 1866, 19 Apr.: [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Philadelphia, [PA]. To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Describes his visit to New York enroute to Washington; comments at length on current ladies' fashions. Autograph Letter Signed. 6 p., 20.4 cm.
  87. 1866, 20 Apr.: [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Henry Slack.
    Describes his visit to Philadelphia. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.4 cm.
  88. 1866, 14 May.: Butler, B[enjamin] F[ranklin], 1818-1893; Lowell, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses a manuscript for publication in Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  89. 1866, 28 Jul.: Hoar, E[benezer] R[ockwood], 1816-1895; Concord, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Cannot participate in a fishing excursion. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  90. 1866, 28 Jul.: Morton, Marcus; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Cannot participate in fishing excursion. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  91. 1866, 28 Jul.: Rockwell, Julius; Lenox, [Mass.] To ____.
    Cannot participate in a fishing expedition. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  92. 1866, 30 Jul.: Bowman, S.M.; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks him on behalf of Gen. William T. Sherman for his hospitality. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.2 cm.
  93. 1866, 23 Aug.: Clifford, John H.; New Bedford, [Mass.] To J.M.S. Williams.
    Expresses appreciation for being chosen a delegate to a convention in Philadelphia, but cannot attend. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  94. 1866, 23 Aug.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Cannot attend Republican convention in Philadelphia. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.4 cm.
  95. 1866, 23 Aug.: Holmes, O[liver] W[endell], 1809-1894. To J.M.S. Williams.
    Cannot attend Philadelphia convention. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18 cm.
  96. 1866, 23 Aug.: Whipple, E[dwin] P[ercy], 1819-1886. To W[illia]m S[tevens] Robinson, 1818-1876.
    Cannot attend convention in Philadelphia. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.3 cm.
  97. 1866, 25 Aug.: Eliot, Thomas P; New Bedford, [Mass.] To ____.
    Cannot attend Philadelphia Convention of Southern Loyalists; also expresses views on Reconstruction policy. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25.2 cm.
  98. 1866, 31 Oct.: Arthur, T[imothy] S[hay], 1809-1885; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Enclosing the first issue of a new magazine. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  99. 1866, 8 Dec.: Fields, J[ames] T[homas], 1817-1881; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Wishes to obtain tickets to a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.5 cm.
  100. 1866, 19 Dec.: Andrew, John A[lbion], 1818-1867; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Enclosing a manuscript for possible publication. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  101. 1866, 22 Dec.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks help in defeating a piece of legislation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  102. 1867, 21 Apr.: [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Cincinnati, [Oh.] To Evelina E. Vannevar Slack.
    Describes his trip by rail to Cincinnati, Ohio. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.1 cm.
  103. 1867, 23 Apr.: [Slack, Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Chicago, [Ill.] To Evelina E. Vannevar Slack.
    Describes his trip to Chicago from Cincinnati. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 19.9 cm.
  104. 1867, 14 May: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Inquires why he didn't visit him when in Chicago. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  105. 1867, 8 Jul.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To ____.
    Requesting a donation of twenty-five dollars to help cover expenses inceived by Sen. Wilson on a trip through the South. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  106. 1867, 9 Jul.: Clark, James W.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Enclosing twenty-five dollars to help cover Sen. Wilson's trip. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  107. 1867, 9 Jul.: Potter, Wright J. [?]; To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.2 cm.
  108. 1867, 9 Jul.: Rising Thompson and Company; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  109. 1867, 9 Jul.: Simpson, M.H.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses a contribution toward the expenses of Mr. Wilson. Autograph Letter. 1 p., 20 cm.
    Written by Simpson's attorney.
  110. 1867, 9 Jul.: Wheelwright, George W. To ____.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  111. 1867, 10 Jul.: Bertram, John; Salem, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  112. 1867, 11 Jul.: Bullock, Alex; Worcester, [Mass.] To ____.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  113. 1867, 11 Jul.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To ____.
    Encloses a contribution to "the fund." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  114. 1867, 11 Jul.: Parker, Wilder and Company; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  115. 1867, 11 Jul.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To E[dwin] D[enison] Morgan, 1811-1883.
    Encloses another check to add to "the Fund." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  116. 1867, 12 Jul.: Allan, John B.; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  117. 1867, 16 Jul.: Endicott, W[illiam] Jr.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  118. 1867, 20 Jul.: Field, J.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  119. 1867, 20 Jul.: Jay, John, 1817-1894; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Thanks him for returning an umbrella and comments on Reconstruction. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  120. 1867, 14 Aug.: Thorndike, James P.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses twenty-five dollars to help defray Sen. Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  121. 1867, 31 Aug.: Bird, Francis William, 1809-1894. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Receipt for $720 in payment of Sen. Wilson's travel expenses; also includes list of contributors. Document Signed. 1 p., 6.9 cm.
  122. 1867, 23 Sept.: Hooper, J.; Boston, [Mass.] To Slack, Charles Wesley.
    Sends contribution to cover Senator Wilson's expenses. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  123. 1867, 28 Sep.: Hamlin, H[annibal], 1809-1901; Bangor, ME. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Subscribes to the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.7 cm.
  124. 1867, 1 Oct.: Crosby, J. Schuyler; New Orleans, La. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Confirms Gen. Philip Sheridan's schedule to speak in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.6 cm.
  125. 1868, 25 Mar.: Longfellow, S[amuel], 1819-1892; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Asks for a donation to aid a divinity school student. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p. 18 cm.
  126. 1868, 17 Apr.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Cannot attend a function. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  127. 1868, 8 May: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses a requested letter; also states his certainty that Pres. Johnson will be convicted in his impeachment trial. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.6 cm.
  128. 1868, 8 Jun.: Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875; Washington, [D.C.] To J.M.S. Williams.
    Cannot attend Republican State Convention; expounds on the attributes of the Republican Party and its candidates. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 24.7 cm.
  129. 1868, 8 Jul.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Washington, D.C. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks for his letter; regrets misunderstanding concerning a visit. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20 cm.
  130. 1868, 17 Jul.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Suggestions on compiling a list of writings and speeches by Sumner. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  131. 1868, 26 Sept.: Bullock, Alex H.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Acknowledges receipt of a circular and comments on the November presidential election. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  132. 1868, 26 Sept.: Chamberlain, J[oshua] L[awrence], 1828-1914; Augusta, [Me.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Cannot attend a function in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  133. 1868, 28 Oct.: Bullock, Alex H. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses a contribution on the imminent Presidential election. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.2 cm.
  134. 1868, 14 Nov.: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1892; Lowell, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Encloses a sum of money in payment for services. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  135. 1868, 25 Nov.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Power of attorney from Slack to Benjamin Heath on the George H. Pool matter. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 24.9 cm.
    Nov. 25, 1868. Copy of the indictment of Pool enclosed.
  136. 1868, 30 Nov.: Blaine, J[ames] G[illespie], 1830-1893; Augusta, [Me.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Thanks Slack for his help in the election campaign. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.4 cm.
  137. 1831-1868: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Receipts. 10 Autograph Documents Signed.
  138. 1869, 7 Jan.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    A letter of introduction for an acquaintance. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.4 cm.
  139. 1869, 15 Feb.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    States he is for C. W. Slack; and so is Wilson. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  140. 1869, 25 Feb.: Boutwell, George Sewell, 1818-1905. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    States he will comply with a request. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  141. 1869, 27 Feb.: Caflin, William; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Sumner.
    Urges the appointment of Slack as a Collector of Revenue; also contains a forwarding endorsement by Sumner. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 21.9 cm.
  142. 1869, 15 Mar.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874, Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875. To ____.
    Copy of letter endorsing Slack to be Collector of Revenue in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.3 cm.
  143. 1869, 16 Mar.: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Will "bother" someone if Slack doesn't "bother" him. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  144. 1869, 17 Mar.: Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Supports his appointment as Collector of Revenue. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  145. 1869, 18 Mar.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Advises there should be no delay in his appointment as Collector of Revenue. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.8 cm.
  146. 1869, 21 Mar.: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Reassures him about his appointment as Collector of Revenue. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  147. 1869, 23 Mar.: Dawes, Henry Laurens, 1816-1903; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Assures him he has no objections to be the appointment as Collector of Revenue. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 24.5 cm.
  148. 1869, 24 Mar.: Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Describes the Attorney General's view of Slack's appointment as Collector of Revenue. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  149. 1869, 16 Apr.: Phillips, George William; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Endorses another man for an appointment in the Revenue Service; also Contains an endorsement by Wendell Phillips. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.8 cm.
  150. 1869, 16 Apr.: Sweeters, George H.; Boston, Mass. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Endorses a man for position in the Revenue Service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  151. 1869, 20 Apr.: Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904; Worcester, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Asks for a proof to be returned. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  152. 1869, 22 Apr.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To George Sewell Boutwell, 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.]
    Asks for bond papers to be forwarded to him; also includes telegraph tape reply. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13.6 cm.
  153. 1869, 5 May: Nowell, John A.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Sumner, 1811-1874.
    Protests his replacement in the Revenue Service by Slack; also contains a forwarding note from Sumner to Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  154. 1869, 7 May: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Lowell, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Disclaims any attempt to prevent Slack's appointment, as outlined in an enclosed news clipping. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  155. 1869, 10 May: Nowell, John A. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Replies to an earlier letter regarding the attempted removal of Nowell by Slack; also includes draft of letter being replied to and a brief reply by Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.3 cm.
  156. 1869, 11 May: Nowell, John A.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    States Slack told a third party Nowell was to be removed; reply denying this is on back of letter; also includes draft of three questions directed to Nowell. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  157. 1869, 11 May: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Benjamin Franklin Butler, 1818-1893.
    Explains his view of the controversy surrounding Butler's attempts to block Slack's nomination. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  158. 1869, 13 May: Boutwell, George Sewell, 1818-1905; Washington, D.C. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Asks for information on a third party. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  159. 1869, 30 May: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Complains about a hostile article on him in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20 cm.
  160. 1869, 3 Jun.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Further self-defense against a hostile article in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  161. 1869, 4 Jun.: Claflin, W[illiam]. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Wants to see him briefly. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  162. 1869, 30 Aug.: Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896; Hamilton, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Suggests a lecture by a person just returned from the Sandwich Islands. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.5 cm.
  163. 1869, 31 Aug.: Dodge, Mary Abigail, 1833-1896; Hamilton, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Personal message. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13.7 cm.
  164. 1869, Aug.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Letter of introduction for Theodore Parker Adams. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.4 cm.
  165. 1869, 3 Sept.: Poore, Benjamin Perley, 1820-1887; Newburyport, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Plans to have Slack at his home. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  166. 1869, 24 Sept.: Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915; Quincy, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Concerns loaning some rare books to Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  167. 1869, 24 Sept.: Rice, Alex H.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Thanks Slack for mentioning him in a speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  168. 1869, 22 Oct.: Bird, F[rancis] W[illiam], 1809-1894. To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Thanks him for a compliment and talks about growing old. Autograph letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  169. 1869, 20 Nov.: Homer, Sidney; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Writes of technological improvements in his lifetime. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.4 cm.
  170. 1869, 1 Dec.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To Charles Wesley Slack, 1825-1885.
    Asks that an interview be printed in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  171. 1869, 16 Dec.: Slack, G.R.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley Slack.
    Asks for information on parents' birth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  172. [ca 1860's]: Howe, Julia W[ard], 1819-1910; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests a proof of a poem read at the Council's visit to the reform for girls at Lancaster. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  173. [ca. 1860's]: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Considered Slack's suggestion and decided not to ask anything from the convention. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  174. [1860's ?]: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks him for defending him against an untruth that was published about him. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20 cm.
  175. 1870, 11 Jan.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Complains about uncomplimentary mention of her and Mrs. Howe in the Commonwealth . Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.4 cm.
  176. 1870, 17 Jan.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Washington, D.C. To ____.
    Poem. Autograph Poem Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  177. 1870, 23 Jan.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Conveying message that Mr. [Wright J.] Potter has a poem from Slack to read. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  178. 1870, 25 Apr.: Alcott, A[mos] Bronson, 1799-1888; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Request for Commonwealth to be mailed to Concord instead of Maplewood. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  179. 1870, 11 Nov.: Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885; South Bend, IN. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Requesting change of address for his copy of Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.8 cm.
  180. 1870, 14 Oct.: Hawley, Jos[eph Roswell], 1826-1905; Hartford, Conn. To ____.
    Requests information from the Commonwealth regarding a speech on the Chinese Question. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.4 cm.
  181. 1870, 16 Nov.: Beecher, H[enry] W[ard], 1813-1887. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Declining invitation due to speaking commitment. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 13.3 cm.
  182. 1870, 25 Nov.: Selwyn, John H.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Apology for neglect to pay taxes; requests statement of amount due. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.7 cm.
  183. 1871, 5 Jan.: Claflin, William. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Note for admission to executive room during Inaugurational Ceremonies. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 16.8 cm.
  184. 1871, 9 Jan.: [Slack], Charles Wesley, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Mrs. C.W. Slack [Evelina E. Vannevar].
    Personal note to spouse. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  185. 1871, 18 Jan.: Stone, Lucy, 1818-1893; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Request to publish an enclosed piece. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  186. 1871, 6 May: Philip, Franklin; Washington, D.C. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Letter of introduction of Ermina Rudersdorff to Slack; asks Slack to help make her stay in Boston a pleasant one. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  187. [1871], 9 May: Rudersdorff, Ermina; [Boston, Mass.] To Sir [Charles Wesley Slack].
    A note of regret that she could not deliver the enclosed letter from Franklin Philip personally. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  188. 1871, 23 Oct.: Gardhet, Francis; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Gives viewpoint on inclusion of the "Daily" in the Commonwealth . Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  189. 1871: [Slack, Charles] Charley [Wesley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar].
    Request from Slack to wife to meet at 2 P.M. for boat ride to Nahant. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.3 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  190. 1872, 15 Jan.: Chadwick, John W[hite], 1840-1904; Brooklyn, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanking Slack for the offer of a position at Parker's Twenty-eight Congregational Society in Boston, but declining preferring to continue his work in Brooklyn. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.9 cm.
  191. 1872, 4 Mar.: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Jamaica Plain [Boston, Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Request by Clarke to have a few lines written by daughter published in Commonwealth . Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  192. 1872, 4 Mar.: Johnson, S[amuel]; Salem, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Note regarding Harticult Hall Lecture, reference to Mrs. [Ellen Louise Chandler] Moulton's input to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18 cm.
  193. 1872, 8 May: Longfellow, Sam[ue]l, 1819-1892; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Informs Slack of inability to attend Commemoration; praises Theodore Parker and his work. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  194. 1872, 9 May: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks him for the invitation to Commemorative Ceremony honoring Theodore Parker (1810-1860). Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  195. 1872, 16 Jul.: Rudersdorff, Ermina; Springfield, [Mass.] To Cha[rles] W[esley] Slack.
    In order to secure expenses to perform a concert in the White Mountains, Slack is asked to put in a friendly word to a group of artists. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  196. 1872, 30 Oct.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Amesbury, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests that a piece be printed in the Commonwealth that indicates Whittier's name was used without his consent in conjunction with the Women's Homestead Party. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.6 cm.
  197. 1872, 22 Nov.: Stanton, Kate; Providence, [RI]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs that she will be telling Bostonians about the "Leaves of Great Men"; invites Slack to attend lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 13 cm.
  198. 1872, 28 Dec.: Taylor, Rob[er]t; London, Eng. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack and Son.
    An apology for not writing sooner due to an attack of gout; encloses one pound sterling for Commonwealth subscription; remainder is to be given to the needy. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  199. 1873, 3 Jan.: Wilson, H[enry], 1812-1875; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Short not regarding Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  200. 1873, 28 Feb.: Leganger, N.T. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks with a painting for the many favors received. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  201. 1873, 28 Mar.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses his intention to write a biography of Theodore Parker and asks for any material that would be beneficial in its completion. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.2 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  202. 1873, 24 Jul.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895; New York, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses the revival of the Music Hall Society and notes the unofficial invitation of acting as preacher, which he declined. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  203. 1873, 22 Oct.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discussion of an old article and a celebration of the Republic. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  204. 1873, 1 Nov.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To ____.
    Short Verse. Autograph Verse Signed. 1 p., 7.4 cm.
  205. 1873: [Inventory of Expenses]
    Inventory of Expenses for House on Columbus Avenue [Boston]. 3 p., 25.2 cm.
  206. 1873: [Inventory of Expenses]
    Inventory of Expenses regarding the lifting (raising) and refitting of a house at 10 Garland St., inventoried from Oct. 21, 1870-Feb. 5, 1873. 2 p., 25.2 cm.
  207. 1860-1873: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
    Copies of the following letters: [1860]; June 5, Dec. 15, 30, 1861; April 26, 1862; July 3, __ 30, 1863; March 20, April 17 (2), Dec. 30, 1865; Dec. 22, 1866; July 11 (2), 1867; May 8, July 17, 1868; Feb. 15, 27, March 18, May __, June 3, July 17, 1869; Oct. 22, 1873; n.d. Thursday; n.d. to Slack; n.d. to S.; Wednesday evening.
  208. 1874, 17 Apr.: Schurz, C[arl], 1829-1906; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates that he will be unable to deliver an address on Sumner due to commitments in Washington. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  209. 1874, 27 Apr.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks Slack for reprinting his anti-slavery remiscisms in the Commonwealth , talks about the possibility of a book on the movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13.3 cm.
  210. 1874, 4 May: Prince, T. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Explains why he did not attend Slack's 25th wedding anniversary reception. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.1 cm.
  211. 1874, 12 May: Garrison, W[illia]m Lloyd, 1805-1879; Roxbury, [Boston, Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses a tribute to Charles Sumner written by a W. Milne of Providence, RI; asks Slack to consider printing it in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  212. 1874, 22 May: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Newport, RI. TO [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests to have a piece of his from the Independent reprinted in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  213. 1874, 19 June: Slack, Chas [Charles] W[esley], 1825-1885.
    Last will and testament. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
    Accompanied by a document appointing Evelina Slack Administratrix of Slack's estate, April 29, 1885.
  214. 1874, 1 Jul.: Moulton, [Ellen] Louise C[handler], 1835-1908; Long Branch, New Jersey. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Personal note to Slack thanking him for kind words on her stories, but inquires who at the Commonwealth slanders her (unfair criticism). Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.6 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  215. 1874, 9 Sept.: Brainard, C.H.
    Minutes of a meeting. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  216. 1874, 7 Nov.: Lewis, Winslow. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Comments on a piece by Slack in the Commonwealth in which he speaks of his party's defeat; indicates they have differences in politics but this should not get in the way of friendship. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  217. 1874, 7 Nov.: Smith, Walter; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Requests the return of a letter that expressed his opinions on the pringings of Hutching, a letter that was intended only to be seen by Slack; some discussion of art. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.3 cm.
  218. 1874, 24 Nov.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks Slack for the kind note which encourages him to continue his work; talks about older age and maintaining youth; reference to emancipation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  219. 1874, 27 Nov.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    A second note of thanks [see Nov. 24, 1874] for printing of anti-slavery sketches; talks about possibility of putting sketches in book. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.4 cm.
  220. 1874, 28 Nov.: J[ohnson], O[liver], 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Advance notice of newspaper piece which includes some history of Boston, with reference to Judge Peter Thacher's attempt to put down Abolitionists. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  221. 1874, 16 Dec.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Amesbury, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Donation of five dollars on behalf of Jennie Callery [?] for the fair. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.5 cm.
  222. 1874, 28 Dec.: Atwood, Gilbert; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Good wishes for the new year and thanks for the kind remembrance inscribed by Slack in a book. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  223. 1875, 4 Feb.: Pierce, Henry L.; Washington, D.C. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses interview with Mr. Douglas in regard to consolidation of revenue districts; references to General Sewall and temporary changes deemed necessary in light of many offices being connected to political movements. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  224. 1875, 5 Feb.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses Sewalls supervisory position. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  225. 1875, 6 Apr.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discussion of the Theodore Tilton versus Henry Ward Beecher case; opinions of their character; reference to Theodore Parker. Autograph Letter Signed. 5 p., 20.6 cm.
  226. 1875, 25 Apr.: Milmore, Martin, 1844-1884; Rome, [Italy]. To Committee on the Sumner Memorial.
    Discusses the progress of the Sumner Statue. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 27.6 cm.
  227. 1875, 22 Jun.: Dana, R[ichard] H[enry] Jr., 1815-1882. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note regarding a committee meeting on September 3rd. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  228. 1875, 26 Jun.: Dana, R[ichard] H[enry] Jr., 1815-1882; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Informing that notices for the committee meeting of the 29th have been ordered. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21 cm.
  229. 1875, 15 Jul.: Gannett, W[illiam] C[hanning], 1840-1923; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Mentions that a notice of "the Mountain" has not been printed in the Commonwealth" and requests Slack to send it back. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  230. 1875, 26 Jul.: Rice, Alex H. To Charles W[esley] Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Thanks for an article about him in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  231. 1875, 30 Jul.: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Jamaica Plain [Boston, Mass.] To ____.
    Sends a copy of his July 4th oration to ____, who he believes has not interpreted it correctly. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  232. 1876, 6 Jan.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks Slack to get Mrs. Parker's permission regarding manuscript. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.1 cm.
  233. 1876, 24 Jan.: Smalley, G[eorge] W[ashburn], 1833-1916; London, [England]. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note regarding account with the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  234. 1876, 14 Feb.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To ____.
    Finds invitation upon returning form New York; hopes his reply is not too late. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 13.7 cm.
  235. 1876, 21 Feb.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Pledges his support for Slack's current position; talks about current state of the Republican Party. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  236. 1876, 26 Mar.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884.
    Five separate notes admitting bearer and/or friends to lecture by Phillips. Autograph Letters Signed. 1 p., 13.6 cm.; 1 p., 6.8 cm.; 1 p., 6.8 cm.; 1 p., 6.7 cm.; 1 p., 10.1 cm.
  237. 1876, 28 Mar.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; [London, England]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Explains his reasons for deciding to remain in England ... rather than coming to Boston and work for the society. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18 cm.
    Accompanied by a newspaper clip from Daily News (March 28, 1876). Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18 cm.
  238. 1876, 3 Apr.: Fields, James T[homas], 1817-1881; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Explains that he will be able to speak at the Parker Memorial Hall; inquires about topic of speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.3 cm.
  239. 1876, 4 Apr.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; London, [England]. To Cha[rle]s Wesley] Slack.
    Note regarding Commonwealth subscription payment; also indicates how rooted he is in England. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  240. 1876, 20 Apr.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses remarks he made in the Senate; references to attitudes of Southern Politicians. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  241. 1876, 19 Jun.: Larcom, Lucy, 1824-1893; Beverly, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests a correction in the printing of one of her religious pieces. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  242. 1876, 22 Aug.: Hamlin, H[annibal], 1809-1891; Bangor, [ME]. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Arrangements for a speaking engagement and brief discussion of Hamlin's planned meeting with Blaine [Representative of State Commission]. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  243. 1876, 20 Sept.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Gorton, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks Slack for suggestion; indicates trip to New York and Pennsylvania. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  244. 1876, 25 Nov.: Mills, Cha[rle]s D.B.; Syracuse, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Recommends Rev. J.L. Dudley as an appropriate candidate for a Ministerial Position for the 28th Congregational Society. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  245. 1876, 27 Nov.: Slack, Cha[rle]s W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Sir [J.L. Dudley].
    Invitation to come to Boston and speak to 28th Congregational Society; description of Society members. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 22 cm.
  246. 1876, 29 Nov.: Mills, Cha[rle]s D.B.; Syracuse, N.Y. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Recommendation of Rev. J.L. Dudley as minister of the 28th Congregational Society; indicates Dudley must be listened to a number of times in order to be appreciated. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 22.7 cm.
  247. 1876, 6 Dec.: Dudley, J.L.; Milwaukee, [Wis.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that he cannot speak in Boston until second Sunday in January; supports Slack in the continuation of the Parker Fraternity. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.8 cm.
  248. 1876, 12 Dec.: Mill, Cha[rle]s D.B.; Syracuse, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Reference to J.L. Dudley's visit to Boston to meet Slack; mentions minor error of statement printed in the Commonwealth; mention of trip out West. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  249. 1876, 16 Dec.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; London, [England]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Responds to letter from Slack further explaining his reasons for not being able to leave England; discussion of religious disturbances in England; reference to his newest book. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  250. 1877, 8 Jan.: Dudley, J. L., Rev.; Milwaukee, [Wisc.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Informs of planned arrival at Tremont House in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  251. 1877, 20 Jan.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses his defeat but thanks Slack for his support. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  252. 1877, 13 Feb.: Weiss, John, 1818-1879; [Boston, Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates if all goes he can accept invitation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.5 cm.
  253. 1877, 2 Apr.: Douglass, Frederick Jr.; Washington City, D.C. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Writes on behalf of his father thanking Slack for his letter of congratulations on Douglass's appointment as U.S. Marshall, of the District of Columbia. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  254. 1877, 3 Sept.: Slack, Cha[rle]s W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To George F[risbee] Hoar.
    Letter to Senator Hoar, defending the administration of the Revenue District of Eastern Massachusetts; descriptions of backgrounds of employees. Autograph Letter Signed. 5 p., 29.5 cm.
  255. 1877, 4 Sept.: Hoar, Geo[rge] F[risbee], 1826-1905; Worcester, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Responds to Slack's letter; indicates he is not aware of the Senate's General rule. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  256. [1877, 22 Oct.?]: Swift, John L.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Letter of thanks for a good reference. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 23.1 cm.
  257. 1878, 17 Jun.: Leighton, R[ufus] Jr.; Alameda, Cal. To Matilda Goddan.
    Discusses employment/financial situation, visits to a Baptist Revival; asks of child care and employment opportunities in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  258. 1878, 27 Jul.: Brown, Geo[rge] L.; South Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Offers one of his paintings as a token of his esteem. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.3 cm.
  259. 1878, 9 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1887; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass]. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Gives address correction; returns circular with corrections and recommendations; wants to have meeting with Slack and committee. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  260. 1878, 18 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1887; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks for delivery of circulars; asks if a furnace pipe can be removed to accommodate an Indian Display; seeks information on securing store cases. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  261. 1878, 26 Sept.: Brooks, Phillips, 1835-1893; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Verifies that the order worn by Dean Stanley at the Abbey is the Order of the Bath; also thanks for tickets. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  262. 1879, 10 Mar.: Frothigham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895. To ____.
    A note regarding cancellation of subscription because of travels in Europe. Autograph Letter signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  263. [1879?]: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To ____.
    Note to schedule a time to confer. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 14.1 cm.
  264. 1880, 25 Feb.: Charter of the Mexican Railway Company, Limited.
    Copy of the Charter signed by Henry B. Pierce, Secretary of the Commonwealth, includes members, extent of the railroad and amount of capital stock. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.1 cm.
  265. 1880, 9 Oct.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1877; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Sorry that Slack could not speak at the newly founded Republican Club in Newburyport and asks if rescheduling the meeting would enable Slack to make the trip and speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  266. 1880, 12 Oct.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1877; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Confirmation of speaking engagement on Monday, the 18th of October. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  267. 1880, 18 Oct.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests that Slack give any needed assistance to the Carrite D'Alniellaf, a member of the Belgian Parliament; in his pursuit to visit the Parker Monument. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.