Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1881-1938, undated

Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1881-1938, undated

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1817-1906


Box 4: Papers, 1881-1938 and undated

Folder -- Contents

  1. 1881, 2 Feb.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Danvers, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Request to publish an item in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 16.6 cm.
  2. 1881, 12 Feb.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Protests that Mr. Waters was allowed further space in the Commonwealth , indicating that if the question were re-opened, he [Johnson] should have been the next response. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  3. 1881, 16 Feb.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Follow-up letter from Feb. 12, 1881, indicating no need to continue controversy with Mr. Waters, and that Garrison does not need to be defended. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  4. 1881, 12 Apr.: Tarbox, Increase N[iles], 1815-1888; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Apologizes for giving incorrect first name to Professor Edwin S. Grosvenor. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.6 cm.
  5. 1881, 28 June: Carroll, Charles; Providence, RI. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    An appreciative note for the series "Old Time Sketches" in the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  6. 1881, 1 Jul.: Rand, Avery L.; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Appreciative note regarding the series "Old Time Sketches" in the Commonwealth; expresses regret that the series is being discontinued. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  7. 1881, 17 Jul.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1887; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that he planned to see Slack but was taken to hill by friends; would like to meet with Slack on Tuesday; Major Dodge could not get leave of absence, so committee will consist of five. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  8. 1881, 1 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1887; [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Discusses figures for the display at the fair,; suggests selling a small catalogue at the exhibit. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  9. 1881, 4 Aug.: Long, John D[avis], 1838-1915; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s Slack.
    Accepts invitation to Mass. Charitable Mechanic Association's fair; will extend invitation to department heads. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  10. 1881, 7 Aug.: Smith, Walter; South Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Smith.
    Smith [state director of Art Education] inquires about the space allocation for particular Mass. cities at the Mechanics Fair. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  11. 1881, 10 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1887; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note regarding collecting relics for display at the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Fair. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 2.3 cm.
  12. 1881, 16 Aug.: Hitt, Robert R.; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Confirmation that the Brazilian Government has been informed that they will be allowed exhibition space at the Mass. Charitable Mechanic Association. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.1 cm.
  13. 1881, 21 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley, 1820-1887; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Informs that he has been working on the exhibition despite a damaged foot; asks if room will be ready on Tuesday morning for set-up; Mr. Foster will arrive on Monday. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  14. 1881, 23 Aug.: Kidder, H.P. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.1 cm.
  15. 1881, 26 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley], 1820-1887; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note regarding what will be needed to set up the display at the exhibition at the Mass. Charitable Mechanics Association. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  16. 1881, 29 Aug.: Poore, Ben[jamin] Perley], 1820-1887; Indian Hill Farm near Newburyport, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Informs that "19th association is coming here to lunch"; also requests carpenter for the following day to discuss needed fixtures for the exhibit. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  17. 1881, 31 Aug.: Hale, Edward E[verrett], 1822-1909; Perryville, RI. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates happiness to write in festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  18. 1881, 20 Sept.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Danvers, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Reminds Slack of a political poem that he previously sent. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.4 cm.
  19. 1881, 20 Sept.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892. To [Charles Wesley] S[lack].
    Note regarding the "letter" and the death of President Garfield. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.4 cm.
  20. 1882, 18 Jan.: Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics Association.
    Declaration of thanks to Slack for his work as trustee, Vice President and President of the Association; also requests his sitting for a portrait to be displayed in the Halls of the Association. 1 p., 25.5 cm.
  21. 1882, 14 Apr.: Edwards, Arthur; Chicago, [Ill.] To M. Peirce.
    Discussion of the character of J.K. Applebee. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.2 cm.
  22. 1882, 13 May: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Vows to use any of his senatorial influence for Slack; asks about possibility of presenting a paper in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  23. 1882, 16 May: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Requests to postpone the lecture until it is determined if it will command a sizable attendance. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  24. 1882, 3 Oct.: Hale, E[dward] E[verett], 1822-1909; Roxbury, [Boston] Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discussion of an article that was written for the Atlantic Monthly. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  25. 1882, 12 Dec.: Pierce, Edward L[illie], 1829-1897. To Anson L. Stone.
    Requests birth and death dates of Dr. James M. Stone. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18 cm.
  26. 1882, 17 Dec.: Roberts, F.L.; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discussion of the qualifications and character of Mr. Applebee (minister); recommends consulting Mr. Jones on this matter; reference to woman's conference on the study of Parker. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  27. 1883, 26 May: Ranney, A. A.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates he has written as requested. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  28. 1883, 28 May: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Sees no reason to object to uniting Slack's District with another. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  29. 1883, 29 May: Hoar, Geo[rge] F[risbee], 1826-1904; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates he would be happy to do anything in his power to help with the matter addressed in Slack's letter. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.9 cm.
  30. 1883, 29 May: Lyman, Theodore; Brookline, Mass. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Compliments Slack on his satisfactory administration of the collectionship but regrets he cannot write a letter of recommendation to the President based on section 10 of the Civil Service Code. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  31. 1883, 30 May: Dawes, H[enry] L[aurens], 1816-1903; Pittsfield, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discusses the consolidation of revenue districts and offers his support to Slack and Tinker in regard to their positions in Massachusetts. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  32. 1883, 30 May: Hamlin, H[annibal], 1809-1891; Bangor, [ME]. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that he is not able to write the President in Slack's behalf but will ask Boutelle, a member of Congress, to draft a letter for Slack's support for retention of his position. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  33. 1883, 30 May: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; [Danvers, Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs that he has sent a letter to the President in support of Slack's retention. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.2 cm.
  34. 1883, 31 May: Czapo, W[illiam] A; Washington, [D.C.] To Col. C.B.H. Fessenden.
    Tells of his letter to President Arthur which gives reasons why Slack should be retained in the event of consolidation of revenue districts. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 26.2 cm.
  35. 1883, 31 May: Hamlin, H[annibal], 1809-1891; Bangor, [ME]. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Informs Slack of letter sent to President by Mr. Boutelle in Slack's behalf; indicates letter is not as strong as would be desired. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  36. 1883, 1 Jun: Chandler, W[illiam] W[aton], 1835-1917; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Personal note supporting Slack's continuance, affirming their friendship and acknowledging his record as a radical republican. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 22.9 cm.
  37. 1883, 1 Jun.: Dawes, H[enry] L[aurens], 1816-1903; Pittsfield, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discusses the proposed consolidation of collection districts. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  38. 1883, 1 Jun.: Dawes, H[enry] L[aurens], 1816-1903; Pittsfield, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs Slack that he has written a letter to President supporting the retention of Slack's position. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.8 cm.
  39. 1883, 1 Jun.: Loring, Geo[rge] B.; [Washington, D.C.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates he will see the President soon on Slack's behalf. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  40. 1883, 2 Jun.: Phillips, Fred J.; Washington, [D.C.] To A. A. Ranney.
    Confirmation by President's private secretary that letter by Ranney regarding consolidation of collection districts has been forwarded to secretary of the Treasury. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 23 cm.
  41. 1883, 2 Jun.: Pruden, O. L.; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Note from the Secretary of the President informing Slack of the receipt of his letter and enclosures, and their referral to the Secretary of the Treasury. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 23 cm.
  42. 1883, 3 Jun.: Hoar, Geo[rge] F[risbie], 1826-1904; Worcester, [Mass.] To ____.
    Mentions that he has written a private note to Mr. Folger which will be shown to the President regarding the addressee's continuance in the service. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  43. 1883, 5 Jun.: Bowman, S.L.; Somerville, Mass. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Responds to Slack's letter of May 29th and promises to write a letter to the President for Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  44. 1883, 5 Jun.: Manley, J.H.; Augusta, ME. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note indicating he met with both Mr. Hiskell [SP] and General Sewall; discussion of Slack's retention as collector. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  45. 1883, 8 Jun.: Stone, E[dward], Newburyport, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discussion of the consolidation of the Revenue Districts and references to the Republican Party. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  46. 1883, 13 Jun.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Note giving a recommendation on a political race. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  47. 1883, 21 June: Chandler, W[illiam] E[eaton], 1835-1917; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Note of confirmation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  48. 1883, 21 July: Stone, E[dward]; Newburyport, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Acknowledges note and hopes nothing unfavorable will occur to Slack's witness. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  49. 1883, 30 July: Stone, E[dward]; Newburyport, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Promises to do anything in his power to help Slack as long as he can maintain friendly relations with his partners. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  50. 1883, 22 Aug.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Danvers, [Mass.] To ____.
    Discussion of the artist C. Austin. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.2 cm.
  51. 1883, 26 Aug.: Bowman, S.L.; Centre Harbor, N.H. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks him for a favor and congratulates Slack on retaining his office. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 22.5 cm.
  52. 1883, 14 Sept.: Long, John D[avis], 1838-1915. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    An informal invitation for a gathering. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.3 cm.
  53. 1883, 9 Nov.: Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898; Rochester, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discusses a yet to be published book on the anti-slavery movement; makes reference to Frederick Douglas; asks Slack to review. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  54. 1872-1883: Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892.
    Copies of the following letters: Oct. 30, 1872; Feb. 2, May 12, Sept. 20 (2), 1881; Aug. 22, 1883.
  55. 1884, 11 Feb.: McNabb, Flora; South Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Invitation to a fair held by the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  56. 1884, 12 June: Slack, Charles W[esley], 1825-1885. To Lucy Reid; [Malott, Ky.]
    Tells her about Slack's daughter who is lame. Autograph Letter (copy). 3 p., 29.1 cm.
    Accompanied by letter from Lucy Reid clipped from a newspaper.
  57. 1884, 23 Oct.: Conway, Moncure D[aniel], 1832-1907; London, [England]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests to discontinue Commonwealth due to travelling schedule; mentions Parker Society. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 15.2 cm.
  58. 1884, 24 Oct.: Long, John D[avis], 1838-1915; Hingham, Mass. To Chester Alan Arthur.
    Makes recommendation to President to retain Slack as Collector of Internal Revenue. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.6 cm.
  59. 1884, 2 Nov.: Dawes, H[enry] L[awrence], 1816-1903; Pittsfield, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs Slack that he has written to the commissioner regarding a rumor about a case which could cause harm to Slack and a Mr. Tinker. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  60. 1885, 30 Mar.: Claflin, W[illiam]; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Encourages Slack to give an address (that was previously well received) to the club and privately urges Slack to run for State Treasurer. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  61. 1885, 9 Apr.: O'Dwyer, Robert; Boston, [Mass.] To J[ohn] B[oyle] O'Reilly.
    Upon hearing of vacancy of store-keeper, O'Reilly asks O'Dwyer for recommendation for position of which Slack makes the appointment. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  62. 1885, 10 Apr.: O'Neill, Whittingler. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Hopes that Slack is recovering from his illness and indicates that Slack is respected by men of all political parties. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 23.1 cm.
  63. 1885, 18 Apr.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Commonwealth, April 18, 1885. Portion of the paper detailing Slack's death. Printed Document. 2 p., 70.9 cm.
  64. 1885, June:
    Unitarian Review and Religious Magazine, Vol. 23 (June 1885). Obituary of C. W. Slack, p. 565-566.
  65. 1885, 7 July: Douglas, Fre[deri]ck, 1817?-1895; Washington, D.C. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    A letter of thanks to Mrs. Slack for a photograph of her departed husband; Douglas praises Slack and his work. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.2 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  66. 1885, 22 Dec.: Kennard, M.P.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    Thank-you of Slack and condolences of his death. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.1 cm.
  67. [1886], 16 Jan.: Swift, John L.
    "Remarks at the Massachusetts Club, on presentation of the portrait of the late C.W. Slack," by John L. Swift, in The State, January 16, [1886]. Printed Document. 2 p., 34.9 cm.
  68. 1886, 27 Feb.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Mechanics Apprentices' Library Association. Memorial resolution for Slack. [1886]. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 35.2 cm.
    Accompanied by a letter of transmittal dated Feb. 27, 1886.
  69. 1902:
    Invitation to the 50th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Nathan M. Hatch, Brighton [Boston], Mass. 1 p., 16.3 cm.
    Part of newspaper article included.
  70. 1874-1906: Hatch, Mrs. Wendell Chester.
    Group of material relating to Minnie Slack Hatch, including an invitation to Charles Wesley Slack's 25th wedding anniversary reception and a copy of the poems sent to the Slack's in honor of the event, Jan. 9, 1874; a silhouette portrait; a poem to her dated Feb. 14, 1874; a poem by "Psyche" called "To a Juvenile Housekeeper" with the original title " To Minnie Slack" crossed out, n.d.; an announcement of her wedding, Feb. 8, 1881; letters between Henry S. Slack and Minnie Hatch concerning a grave site in Boston, Aug.-Sept., 1904; a pencil sketch signed M.E.H.; an invitation to the Hatch's 25th wedding anniversary reception, Feb. 8, 1906; and a poem by Eugenia Maynard Hatch on the 50th anniversary of her grandparents, Nathan Mayo Hatch and Mary Jane Higgins, Nov. 22, 1902.
  71. n.d.: Autographs collected by Charles Wesley Slack.
    Albin Adams, Williard R. Alger, John B. Alley, Susan B. Anthony, Antoinette Brown Blackwell, George L. Boutwell, Walter W. Broom, W.G. Brownlow, ___ Chandler, Lydia Maria Child, Linus B. Comins, Moncure O. Conway, Robert L. Darragh, ___ Davis, ___ L. Demorest, James T. Fields, ___ Fox, Herzlichen Gluckmunsch, D. W. Gooch, Sam Houston, Francis Jackson, P.T. Jackson, William Jackson, Samuel Johnson, Edgar Ketchem, Amos A. Laurence, Owen Lovejoy, Theobald Mathew, ___ Merrick, George D. Morgan, Wendell Phillips, Alex H. Rice, Charles Seward, S.E. Sewell, Philip H. Sheridan, G__ Smith, LaRay Sunderland, ___ A. Walley, Daniel Webster, Gideon Welles, C. Winthrop, ___ Wolcott, Ann Eliza Young, and several unidentified. 45 mss.
  72. n.y., 17 May: Battles, A[mous]; Bangor, [Maine]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates that he is engaged on June 7th, but will try to make arrangements so he can speak to Slack's people. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.4 cm.
  73. n.y., 21 May: Battles, A[mous]; Bangor, [Maine]. To [Charles Wesley] Sack.
    Asks if Slack wants him to supply the pulpit on June 7th. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.4 cm.
  74. n.y., 26 Nov.: Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887. To Mrs. John W. Bigelow.
    Calling card. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 5.4 cm.
  75. n.y., 12 Sept.: Beitten, Emma Haedrige; Boston, Mass. To _____.
    Invitation to a demonstration. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  76. n.d.: Bird, F[rancis] W[illiam], 1809-1894. To Charlie [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Suggests he pay the amount now due to Mr. Hawes. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 12.6 cm.
  77. n.d.: Bridgman, Laura.
    "Appeal" in support of the blind. Printed Document.
  78. n.y., 17 Apr.: Brown, Henry W.; Worcester, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Is honored to preach in pulpit of Theodore Parker; will select hymns later. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  79. n.y., 20 Sept.: B[runton], W[illiam]; Brighton [Boston, Mass.] To _____.
    Short note asking to give enclosed space. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  80. n.y., 8 Apr.: Calthrop, S.R.; Marblehead, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Enclosed the hymns from Longfellow and Johnson. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.7 cm.
  81. n.y., 29 Apr.: Calthrop, S.R.; Marbehead, [Mass.] To _____.
    Agrees to preach on May 15th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.8 cm.
  82. n.y., 3 July: Chadwick, J[ohn] W[hite], 1840-1904; Marblehead, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will send a letter or two about his journey through Hampshire, Berkshire and Franklin Counties in Massachusetts. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  83. n.y., 22 Apr.: Cheney, E[dnah] D[ow Littlehale], 1824-1904; Jamaica Plain [Boston, Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Cannot be in town for lecture but asks that enclosed be read; inquires if Mr. Alcott could speak to the 28th Congregational Society. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  84. n.y., 28 Feb.: Claflin, William. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Invitation to dinner. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.2 cm.
  85. n.y., 2 Mar.: Claflin, W[illiam]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Note requesting envelopes to distribute in order to raise money. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  86. n.d.: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Boston, Mass. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates he can be at Slack's house on Garland St. at one o'clock on Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 23 cm.
  87. n.y., 8 Aug.: Coffin, Ellen S.; Berlin Falls, N.H. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Thanks Slack for his kindness because regulations do not allow a woman supported by her husband to teach; will seek position as housekeeper per advice of Eva Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.3 cm.
  88. n.y., 23 Sept.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Declines invitation to preach to congregation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.2 cm.
  89. n.d.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley Slack.]
    Talks about a lecture entitled "Heartenings" which he will give. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  90. n.y., 9 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Speaks of "A leaf from the history of today" lecture which details the escape of 40 of his father's slaves; proposes to put the lecture in a pamphlet. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 23.1 cm.
  91. n.y., 11 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cin[cinnati], O[hio]. To Ja[me]s M. Stone.
    Indicates that he can speak at the Smithsonian Institute as well as Boston and will not have to return to Cincinnati; subject of lecture will not be "The Golden Hour." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.6 cm.
  92. n.y., 17 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Concord, [Mass.?] To C[harles W[esley] Slack.
    Hope to hear Anna Elizabeth Dickinson lecture, but if not he will preach on the subject "The Piety of the Intellect." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 14.4 cm.
  93. n.y., 21 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Philad[elphi]a, [Penn.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Telegraphed Mr. J[ohn] R. Manley to inquire if he would be lecturing in Boston on Sunday, the 26th; had not yet heard; if not to lecture he would remain in New York. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.6 cm.
  94. n.y., 26 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; New York, [N.Y.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that other arrangements should be made for Feb. 2nd as he will be at his own pulpit that Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.2 cm.
  95. n.y., 4 Feb.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cin[cinnati], O[hio]. To Ja[me]s M. Stone.
    Agree to come to Boston to lecture in Cincinnati temporarily, leaves compensation in the hands of Stone and friends. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
    Telegraph message attached.
  96. n.y., 6 Feb.: Conway, [Moncure Daniel], 1832-1907; London, [England]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Sends a package of invitations hoping they will be free of customs; has accepted invitation to preach at South Place and would appreciate a word in the Liberator. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 13.4 cm.
  97. n.y., 12 Feb.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cin[cinnati], O[hio]. To James M. Stone.
    Discussion of compensation for lectures before the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  98. n.y., 19 Feb.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cin[cinnati], O[hio]. To James M. Stone.
    Offers his services at no charge for one month to the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  99. n.y., 28 Feb.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Fredericksburgh. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Attempts to clear up rumors and defends Mr. Sargent; indicates that he has not yet made a decision about working with the 28th Congregational Society in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.8 cm.
  100. n.y., 4 Mar.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; New York City, [N.Y.] To Ja[mes] M. Stone.
    Emancipation meeting postponed, so will not be able to leave until Friday morning. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 23.1 cm.
    Telegram message included.
  101. n.y., 20 May: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; London, [England]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives background information on Mr. Sherbrooke Taylor, a silk manufacturer that he would like Slack to introduce to Massachusetts merchants and business men. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 15.8 cm.
    Includes name card.
  102. n.y., 31 Dec.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907. To C[harles] W[esley] S[lack].
    Note indicating he will be on hand. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 11.9 cm.
  103. n.d.: Conway, Moncure D[aniel], 1832-1907; Fredericksburgh, VA. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Intends to lecture at Parker Memorial Hall on Nov. 7th; lecture will be "The Wandering Jew"; asks Slack to advertise lecture in Newspaper. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  104. n.d.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    A note citing a misprint on the notices for his lecture on Slavery; also inquires to the time he should be at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  105. n.d.: Cushmann, M. E.; West Newton, Mass. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Inquires if the "old time sketches" series in the Commonwealth are available in a more durable form. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  106. n.y., 12 Apr.: Dall, Caroline H[ealey], 1822-1912; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Regrets that she cannot accept the invitation to speak at the 28th Society, but feels that Anna Elizabeth Dickinson will be capable of filling her position. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.2 cm.
  107. n.d.: D[all], C[aroline] H[ealey], 1822-1912. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks if he wants Mr. Towne to speak at the Friday meeting or if she is to speak ; if she is to speak a fee would be required. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.7 cm.
  108. n.d.: Dall, C[aroline] H[ealey], 1822-1912. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Recommends Anna Elizabeth Dickinson for the services of the Fraternity. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  109. n.d.: D[all], C[aroline] H[ealey], 1822-1912. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates Mr. Towne would not speak at the Music Hall without two or three weeks notice; also expects the same consideration for herself. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  110. n.y., 27 May: Dickinson, Anna E[lizabeth], 1842-1932; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Thank-you for the invitation to the Nov. 18th Fraternity lecture; indicates she will work hard in the meantime as not disappoint Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  111. n.y., 16 Mar.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests that his subject for next Sunday be entitled "The Moral Sentiment." Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 16 cm.
  112. n.d.: Follen, Charles. To _____.
    Thank-you note for pass to lectures; indicates circulars enclosed. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  113. n.y., 10 Feb.: Foster, A.G. [?]; Worcester, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Confirms receiving Slack's telegraphic dispatch and letter; indicates Mrs. Jones will arrive in Boston on Afternoon Express. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 15.5 cm.
  114. n.y., 9 Aug.: Fremont, J[ohn] C[harles], 1811-1874; New York, [N.Y.] To Charles Sumner.
    Appreciates the lecture committee desiring his input for their course of the next year but must decline due to pressing administration business. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.3 cm.
  115. n.y., 6 Apr.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Has to decline speaking commitment. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  116. n.y., 28 Sept.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks assistance in obtaining documents relating to Theodore Parker; mentions that a paragraph in the paper may be beneficial. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.2 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  117. n.y., 13 Apr.: Garmant, Phoebe. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Regrets that Mr. Phillips will not be able to lecture; asks that all expenses incurred be sent to her. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.7 cm.
  118. n.y., 6 Oct.: Garrison, Francis J. To [Charles Wesley and Evelina] Slack.
    Invitation. Autograph Letter. 1 p., 20 cm.
  119. n.d.: Goodrich, J. L. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Asks to come to custom house at half past three on Saturday. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  120. n.d.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Concerned about the loss of his friendship. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.5 cm.
  121. n.d.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane (Clarke) Lippincott], 1823-1904. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Opinion on lecture will definitely not be decided until consulting with others at home. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  122. n.y., 4 May: Haghey [?], E. Bali; Dorchester [Boston, Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Offers services as a drawing teacher. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  123. n.d.: Hamlin, H[annibal], 1809-1891. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates he would be glad to meet Deputy Collector Fiske and Appraiser Rice at Slack's tomorrow. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.1 cm.
  124. n.y., 19 Mar.: Hassal, R[obert]; Haverhill, [Mass.] To J[ames M.] Stone.
    Thank-you for sending [Moncure Daniel] Conway to speak; inquires securing Douglas[s] for a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  125. n.d.: Hassal, R[obert]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Regrets that he cannot speak next Sunday, but would be available on the 24th or 31st; will send subject on which he will speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  126. n.y., 28 May: Hawley, Jos[eph] R[oswell], 1826-1905; Hartford, [Conn.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Agrees in advocating sufferage. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  127. n.y., 13 Sept.: Hepworth, G[eorge] H[ughes], 1833-1902; Boston, [Mass.] T C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Agrees to preach at the 28th Congregational Society on October 16th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  128. n.y., 18 Apr.: Heywood, E[yra] W. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Thank-you note for tickets and congratulations on being appointed president of the fraternity. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  129. n.d.: Heywood, E[yra] W. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that he does not feel free to say "what was given me tonight," so he will not be speaking tonight. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  130. n.y., 19 Aug.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Pigeon Cove, Mass. To _____.
    Would prefer to meet on Dec. 13th if convenient for Mr. Garrison. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  131. n.y., 6 Dec.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Requests to give a lecture called "A Visit To The Family of John Brown" instead of the lecture originally planned. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  132. n.d.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Sends some pieces by Eliza Archibald (New Richmond, Ohio) which she would like to have published. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.8 cm.
  133. n.y., 11 Mar.: Howe, Julia W[ard], 1819-1910; South Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks Slack to consider letting her daughter submit prose and poems to the Commonwealth for payment. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.9 cm.
  134. n.y., 23 Jun.: Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910; Newport, [RI]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Feels that the poem she read at Birds needs corrections if it is to be printed; informs Slack of her new book. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  135. n.y., 8 Oct.: Howe, Julia W[ard], 1819-1910. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    If her piece is printed, she would like her account credited; would like piece returned if not printed. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 12.6 cm.
  136. n.y., 30 Oct.: Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. To Commonwealth.
    Complaint to the paper. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  137. n.y., 6 Dec.: Howe, Julia W[ard], 1819-1910. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Request for tickets to a lecture by Wendell Phillips. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  138. n.d.: Howe, Julia W[ard], 1819-1910. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Asks that comments made on Thursday not be regarded as final until hearing from her again; indicates some friends do not approve of the proposed plan. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  139. n.d.: Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Request that she should be paid more for the letters submitted to the newspaper. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  140. n.y., 10 Aug.: Howe, S[amuel] G[ridley], 1801-1876. To _____.
    Note indicating he sent an article. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  141. n.d.: Howe, S[amuel] G[ridley], 1801-1987. To _____.
    Note asking confirmation of a dinner invitation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.9 cm.
  142. n.d.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Requests to insert Deacon's Week by Rose Terry Cooke in the Commonwealth book-notice section. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 10.3 cm.
  143. n.y., 20 Apr.: Johnson, S[amuel]; Lynn, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Confirmation to preach to 28th Society on next Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 15.3 cm.
  144. n.y., 24 Apr.: Johnson, S[amuel]; Salem, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note giving approval to announce Johnson's speech on the "New Birth of the Nation." Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  145. n.y., 22 Jun.: Johnson, Samuel; N Andover, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Request to put a book-notice in the paper; indicates article would have to be longer than a typical book-notice. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  146. n.d.: Johnson, S[amuel]; Salem, [Mass.] To _____.
    Will send the hymns. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  147. n.d.: Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1866. To Williams, [J.M.S.]
    Declares invitation to participate in politics, but wishes love, honor, and succor for the Southern Loyalists. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 12.4 cm.
  148. n.y., 8 Apr.: Manley, [John R.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates that he has scheduled Wendell Phillips for a speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  149. n.d.: Millick, W. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Talks about bringing a gentleman to the club. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  150. n.y., 29 Jun.: Morse, Sidney H.; Cambridge, MA. To _____.
    Asks if Mr. Montgomery could be given one of the two Sundays in July. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  151. n.y., 25 Aug.: Olia, William M.; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Private Secretary of Governor asking at what time the Governor may leave the Fair on Sept. 1st. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.7 cm.
  152. n.y., 23 Apr.: Parkman, F[rancis], 1823-1893; North Shore [Boston, Mass.] To _____.
    Will not be able to preach for Mr. Parker's congregation on June 5th but will on May 29th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  153. n.y., 16 Feb.: Peabody, Elizabeth P[almer], 1804-1894; Jamaica Plain, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Comments on a speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.2 cm.
  154. n.y., 15 Apr.: Peabody, Elizabeth P[almer], 1804-1894. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks him to insert a notice in the Commonwealth; comments on Kindergarten schools. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 13.6 cm.
  155. n.y., 28 Oct.: Peabody, Elizabeth P[almer], 1804-1894. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks to insert a short paragraph in the Commonwealth; would like to see it increase its circulation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 14.7 cm.
  156. n.d.: Peabody, E[lizabeth] P[almer], 1804-1894. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates that she will not need the Hall that was offered and asks him not to schedule his second course the same night as her Benefit of "The House of the Colored Orphans." Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  157. n.y., 9 Apr.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will speak any evening after Wednesday, April 16th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  158. n.y., 13 May: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Asks Slack to introduce Mr. Tound [?] of Indiana to the fraternity. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  159. n.y., 7 Nov.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884.
    Note admitting Bearer. Autograph Note Signed. 1 p., 5.4 cm.
  160. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will not be able to come next Sunday due to illness at home. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 16 cm.
  161. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates of receiving a letter from Harriet Beelher Stowe in which she mentions her brother Charles' desire to speak at Music Hall; also offers the name of C.T. Bubley [?] of New Jersey as a possible speaker. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.9 cm.
  162. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs Slack that he will be in Chicago between March 18th and 20th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  163. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will not be able to come this evening and will be out of town on Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.6 cm.
  164. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Refers a person looking for work to Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.7 cm.
  165. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Cannot be available for Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  166. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] S[lack].
    It will be weeks before he can undertake any more commitments. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  167. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Just found note and will come on Dec. 31st. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  168. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Asks assistance in finding Miss Collins or someone who knows her address. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  169. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] S[lack].
    Note regarding cancelling the arrangement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  170. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Asks that he advise counsel Finotti on a plan for a statue [Columbus?] Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  171. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Suggests having Professor Brewster speak at the Fraternity about his experiences in the south. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  172. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Note regarding lecturing schedule. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.7 cm.
  173. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To _____.
    Talks about speaking engagement schedules and his difficulty in reaching Dudley. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  174. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To _____.
    Can come on the 4th or 18th of March, but not the 11th; includes four small signed tickets of admission. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.1 cm.
  175. n.d.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. To _____.
    Is engaged in South Boston on Sunday the 19th. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  176. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Sunday lecture will be "The Ordeal of Democracy." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  177. n.d.: Phillips, W[endell], 1811-1884. To _____.
    Cannot serve on the Sunday one week from tomorrow. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  178. n.d.: [Phillips, Wendell], 1811-1884. To [?] Stone.
    Note regarding the notice for a lecture on March 10th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  179. n.y., 8 May: Russell, Thomas; Dedham, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Writes that he expected to be at the meeting but was detained by illness. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.54 cm.
  180. n.y., 14 Apr.: Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin], 1831-1917; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Will not be sure if he will be able to attend the Festival. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  181. n.y., 18 Apr.: Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin], 1831-1917; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    The "muse" seems to have left him. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  182. n.y., 21 Apr.: Savary, John; Newtonville, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that more time is needed to prepare a sermon for Music Hall; if it is not possible to reschedule an old sermon will have to be used. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  183. n.d.: Sawyer, L. A. To ______.
    Would like to deliver 10-12 sermons to the 28th Congregational Society giving the Scientific Description of the Bible. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 23.1 cm.
  184. n.d.: Shaw, Robert G. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Note indicating cleaning materials can be acquired at Read's Gun-Maker in Ganeuic Hall Square. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  185. n.y., 10 Jun.: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Philadelphia, PA. To Mrs. C.W. [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    Discusses trip to New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  186. n.d.: [Slack], Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To wife [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Indicates that he loves her and sends a ticket for seat 686. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.3 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  187. n.d.: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885. To Mrs. Charles W. [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    Personal note indicating he will not be able to see her until tomorrow as he has to go to Sandwich. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  188. n.d.: [Slack], Charley [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885. To Ev[elin]a E. Vannevar Slack.
    Speaks of mother's and sister Kate's health; will see on Saturday if she stays at Mr. Stacy's; will be attending council meetings. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.3 cm.
  189. n.d.: Slack, C[harles] W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.]
    Booklet of collection of coats of arms and flags from Germany, Russia, Scandinavia, Greece, the Middle East, the Orient and Miscellaneous colonies. Autograph Document Signed. 102 p., 20.9 cm.
  190. n.d.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Envelops. Autograph Documents. 9 items.
  191. n.d.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Fragments of an essay. Autograph Document. 2 p., 25.2 cm.
  192. n.d.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    "Josiah Quincy, 'The Great Bostonian'." A lecture or article. Autograph Document. 100 p., 24.7 cm.
  193. n.d.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    Lists. Autograph Documents. 2 items.
  194. n.d.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    "The Modern Newspaper." A lecture or article. Autograph Document. 110 p., 24.5 cm.
  195. n.d.: Slack, Charles Wesley, 1825-1885.
    "Off-hand Takings." An essay. Autograph Document. 4 p., 32.4 cm.
  196. n.d.: [Slack], Eva [Evelina E. Vannevar]. To Charley[ Charles Wesley Slack].
    Writes from the beach and thanks husband fro sending a box of articles; mentions son's dysentery and shares news about travelling companions. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  197. n.y., 6 Mar.: Stacy, Geo[rge] W.; Milford, [Mass.] To _____.
    Indicates he received note regarding Conway and Douglas; discusses plans for an upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  198. n.y., 18 Jun.: Stebbins, G. B. To [Charles Wesley] Slack and Mr. Brainard.
    Indicates that topic for Music Hall lecture will be "The Gospel of Reform - as taught in Man and Nature." Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  199. n.d.: Studley, W. S. To _____.
    Describes his acquaintance with Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  200. n.d.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Thanks for the kind mention about a meeting and requests four copies of the Commonwealth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  201. n.d.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    He is called unexpectedly out of town and will not be able to attend the convention. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.7 cm.
    Accompanied by envelope.
  202. n.d.: S[umner], C[harles], 1811-1884. To B____.
    Confidential note. Autograph Note Signed. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
    Accompanied by 29 admission tickets signed by Wendell Phillips.
  203. n.d.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To _____.
    Note asking to put accurate name onto a notice. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  204. n.y., 12 May: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates that the 1st of June would be an impossible day for him, but is willing to reschedule on another Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  205. n.y., 27 Sept.: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907; New York, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Tells of recommending to Mr. Garrison that Theodore Neld [?] speak at the fraternity. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  206. n.d.: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907. To _____.
    Pass to admit Mr. and Mrs. Barnwell or a delegate from South Carolina to an event. Autograph Note Signed. 1 p., 4.6 cm.
  207. n.d.: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Will be stopping at Mr. Brewsters but will be glad to meet him in the afternoon or in the evening. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.4 cm.
  208. n.y., 10 Sept.: Vannevar, Betsey.
    Photograph.
    Accompanied by a card announcing a reception in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Vannevar.
  209. n.y., 27 Mar.: Wiggin, James Henry, 1836-1900; Montague, [Mass.] To _____.
    Asks for a decision on a day for a sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  210. n.y., 14 Jan.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To _____.
    Gives subject of lecture which is to be first of two. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  211. n.y., 9 Apr.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Note regarding subject and hymns for next Sunday's service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  212. n.y., 18 Apr.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Thank-you for invitation but has to decline due to illness; expresses joy that the Theodore Parker Society will not become extinct. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  213. n.y., 14 May: Wasson, Abby; Concord, [Mass.?] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Writes that Mr. Wasson is too ill to speak at Music Hall; tried to get message out earlier but telegraph manager was away. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  214. n.y., 20 May: W[asson], D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To _____.
    Indicates subject for sermon and hymns; apologizes for being late. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 14.9 cm.
  215. n.y., 16 Jun.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Indicates he will come; subject and hymns will be furnished. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  216. n.y., 18 Jun.: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks to be excused from Music Hall lecture due to poor health; would like to give lecture in Autumn if possible. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  217. n.y., 19 Jun.: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Asks to be pardoned from speaking engagement due to illness; if Emerson cannot lecture, Higginson would be willing. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  218. n.y., 23 Sept.: W[asson], D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To _____.
    Identifies subject of sermon and hymns. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  219. n.y., 20 Oct.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Confirms Sunday the 26th. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  220. n.y., 30 Oct.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To _____.
    Identifies hymns and subject. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 15.6 cm.
  221. n.y., 19 Nov.: W[asson], D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Identifies hymns and subject. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  222. n.y., 25 Nov.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Is able to come and speak if needed, but would prefer not to come unless necessary. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  223. n.d.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To _____.
    Indicates that two consecutive Sundays should be left open for his lectures; will postpone remaining lectures at home to accommodate addressee. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  224. n.d.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates he is ill, but will come; gives hymn numbers. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  225. n.y., 12 Mar.: Wiggin, James Henry, 1836-1900; Montague, [Mass.] To _____.
    Discusses small turnout for lectures; reference to Garrison lecture in Greenfield; requests information on the arrival of Mr. C. [?]. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.6 cm.
  226. n.y., 27 Mar.: Wiggin, James Henry, 1836-1900; Montague, [Mass.] To _____.
    Arrangements for a series of programs in Northern Massachusetts. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.