Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1861-1863

Special Collections and Archives

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1861-1863

Charles Wesley Slack, Papers, 1817-1906

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Box 2: Papers, 1861-1863

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  1. 1861, 10 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Toledo, [Ohio]. To Jas [James] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Asks for lecture date. Telegram. 1 p., 21.5 cm.
  2. 1861, 15 Jan.: Potter, W. J.; New Bedford, [Mass.] To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Agrees to preach. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  3. 1861, 31 Jan.: Bartholomew, J. G.; Roxbury, Mass. To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Agrees to preach. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  4. 1861, 4 Feb.: Dunham, Josiah; Boston, [Mass.] To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Presents Slack with a chair made by Slack's father in 1828. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
    Short-hand draft of a reply on the over-leaf (?)
  5. 1861, 12 Feb.: McDuffee, John M.; Cambridge Port, Mass. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Unable to go on sleigh ride because of typhoid fever. Hopes to go on one soon. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  6. 1861, 19 Feb.: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Cannot accept invitation to speak; has commitments because of his work at the Independent and the writers there. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.1 cm.
  7. 1861, 23 Feb.: Manning, J.M.; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Is unable to preach because of poor health. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  8. 1861, 27 Feb.: Beecher, Charles, 1815-1900; Georgetown, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak; chooses as subject the pastoral experience of Issaiah. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  9. 1861, Mar. 1: Battles, Amory; Bangor, [Maine]. To Charles W[esley] Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Agrees to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  10. 1861, 22 Mar.: Hassall, R[obert] Haverhill, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Asks Slack to select hymns. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  11. 1861, 3 Apr.: Battles, A[mory]. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Gives topic of sermon and selects hymns. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  12. 1861, 20 Apr.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Discussing events of the time. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.4 cm.
  13. 1861, 26 Apr.: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Details plans for Boston lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 18.1 cm.
  14. 1861, 29 Apr.: Solyer, R. To Cha[rle]s [Wesley] Slack.
    Explains his debts and his problems collecting fees for lectures; requests immediate response. Autograph Letter Signed. 7 p., 24.7 cm.
  15. 1861, 9 May: Mayo, A[mory] D[wight], 1823-1907; Albany, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Accepts invitation to speak; suggests possible date. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.3 cm.
  16. 1861, 10 May: Richardson, M.; Worcester, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Unable to give sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.6 cm.
  17. 1861, 13 May: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cin[cinnati], O[hio]. To _____.
    Requests speaking engagements and dates. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  18. 1861, 4 June: Goodrich, J.L.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Informs Slack that notice has been given to the assistant [Cashier?]; place is his. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  19. 1861, 5 June: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Hancock. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Congratulates him on his new post at the Custom House. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  20. 1861, 17 June: Greenwood, Grace [Sara Jane Clarke Lippincott], 1823-1904; Philadelphia, [Pa.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Details her plans for lecturing in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.1 cm.
  21. 1861, 22 June: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Unable to give lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  22. 1861, 11 July: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Suggests William Henry Channing be invited to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  23. 1861, 21 July: Everett, Edward, 1794-1865. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks for invitation to the annual Exhibition of the Everatt School; unable to attend because of many engagements; reserves time for next year. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.7 cm.
  24. 1861, 23 July: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Plans for "Fraternity course." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  25. 1861, 22 Aug.: Sunderland, LeRoy; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Discusses legal bequest of real estate to the Society. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20 cm.
  26. 1861, 27 Sept. Channing, William Henry, 1810-1884; Washington, [D.C.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Gives conditional acceptance to invitation to speak. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  27. 1861, 30 Sept.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Unable to give lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  28. 1861, 8 Oct.: Kenrick, William; Newton, [Mass.] To Charles Sumner.
    Comments on the War; growing of cotton. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.6 cm.
  29. 1861, 10 Oct.: Channing, William Henry, 1810-1884; Brattleboro, [Vt.] To _____.
    Arranges to preach at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.1 cm.
  30. 1861, 10 Oct.: Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin], 1831-1917; Concord, [Mass.]
    Discusses emancipation. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.8 cm.
  31. 1861, 10 Oct.: Stone, James M.; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Form letter requesting aid in circulating a speech by Charles Sumner. Printed Document. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
    Anti Sumner note written on verso, signed "Unionist."
  32. 1861, 11 Oct.: Dall, Caroline H[ealey], 1822-1912. To Jas [James] M. Stone.
    Is glad to work for emancipation. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 19.7 cm.
  33. 1861, 11 Oct.: Frothingham, O[ctavius] B[rooks], 1822-1895; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Unable to preach at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  34. 1861, 11 Oct.: Thoreau, Henry D[avid], 1817-1862; Concord, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Regrets that poor health prevents doing as he requests. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
    Published in American Literature, 51 (March 1979), 98-100.
  35. 1861, 14 Oct.: S[tudley], W. S.; [New Bedford, Mass.?] To Charley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Is "Agreeable." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  36. 1861, 17 Oct.: Battles, A[mory]; Bangor, [Maine]. To Mr. [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation to speak; suggests alternative dates. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  37. 1861, 17 Oct.: Gardner, E. W.; Nantucket, [Mass.] To Charles Sumner; Boston, [Mass.]
    Praises Sumner's speech at the Worcester Convention. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.6 cm.
  38. 1861, 17 Oct.: Radcliffe, Geo[rge] K.; Haverhill, Mass. To [Charles] Sumner.
    Tells Sumner how he got his speech printed in Haverhill's papers. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 14.7 cm.
  39. 1861, 18 Oct.: Channing, William Henry, 1810-1884; Boston, [Mass.] To _____.
    Arranges a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.6 cm.
  40. 1861, 18 Oct.: Wheelock, Edwin M[iller], 1829-1901; Dover, N.H. To John Manley.
    Offers to speak at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.2 cm.
  41. 1861, 19 Oct.: Stearns, Isaac; Mansfield, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Liked Sumner's speech; orders copies of it. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 22.5 cm.
  42. 1861, 19 Oct.: Tyler, William; Pawtucket, [R.I] To Charles Sumner.
    Comments on Sumner's Worcester Convention speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.1 cm.
  43. 1861, 21 Oct.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives subject of his speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  44. 1861, 21 Oct.: Radcliffe, Geo[rge] K.; Haverhill, Mass. To James M. Stone.
    On the printing of Sumner's Speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.6 cm.
  45. 1861, 22 Oct.: Johnson, Oliver, 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Regrets he is unable to help the Committee. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.4 cm.
  46. 1861, 22 Oct.: Lanborn, J.B.; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Discusses the need to select a minister for the 28th congregational society. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21 cm.
  47. 1861, 23 Oct.: Manning, J.M.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Express thanks for lecture fee. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  48. 1861, 25 Oct.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Declines speaking engagement; will communicate alternative dates as soon as possible; compliments the Society on its stand for free speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  49. 1861, 26 Oct.: Radcliff, Geo[rge] K.; Haverhill, Mass. To _____.
    On the distribution of Sumner's speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.6 cm.
  50. 1861, 27 Oct.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Makes arrangements for a visit. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  51. 1861, 28 Oct.: Corwninshield, F.B. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks Slack for offer; declines it to continue his work for the state and nation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  52. 1861, 29 Oct.: Battles, A[mory]; Bangor, [Maine]. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Arranges to deliver sermons. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  53. 1861, 29 Oct.: Brigham, Warren L.; Chicopee, [Mass.] To Charles Sumner.
    Praises his Worcester Convention speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  54. 1861, 29 Oct.: Emerson, B.; Haverhill, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Has reprinted Sumner's speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  55. 1861, 29 Oct.: Tyler, William; Pawtucket, [R.I.] To Charles Sumner; Boston, [Mass.]
    Support for his speech at the Worcester Convention. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.7 cm.
  56. 1861, 30 Oct.: Wallace, G.W.; Attleboro, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Orders copies of Charles Sumner's speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  57. 1861, 2 Nov.: Gardener, E. W.; Nantucket, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Supports Sumner's views; describes political activity. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25.5 cm.
  58. 1861, 3 Nov.: Savary, John; Mt. Ida. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack or John R. Manley.
    Recommends that John Albee be invited to speak at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.1 cm.
  59. 1861, 4 Nov.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives the subject of his lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  60. 1861, 4 Nov.: Higginson, T[homas] W[entworth], 1823-1911; Worcester, [Mass.] To _____.
    Asks if he knows a Theodore E. Taylor; plans to raise a regiment. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  61. 1861, 5 Nov.: Curtis, George William, 1824-1892; North Shore, N.Y. To [James M.] Stone.
    Will express his opinion on emancipation in Harper's Weekly. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.9 cm.
  62. 1861, 7 Nov.: Green, John B.; Bernardston, Mass. To [James M.] Stone.
    Will circulate Charles Sumner's speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  63. 1861, 7 Nov.: Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; New York, [New York]. To J. H. Bufford.
    Praises his lithograph portrait. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.1 cm.
  64. 1861, 7 Nov.: Smith, Gerrit. To James M. Stone.
    Thanks him for the circular; is in sympathy with the movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  65. 1861, 7 Nov.: Whittier, John G[reenleaf], 1807-1892; Amesbury, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Unable to attend meeting; criticizes present administration. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  66. 1861, 9 Nov.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Gives title of his lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.6 cm.
  67. 1861, 9 Nov.: Murdock, Elisha; Winchendon, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Orders copies of Sumner's speeches. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  68. 1861, 12 Nov.: Stephenson, J[ohn] H.; New York, [N.Y.] To Geo[rge] L. Stearns.
    Describes organization of an anti-slavery committee in New York. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 22.5 cm.
  69. 1861, 14 Nov.: Dudley, E. Gerry. To Jas. [James] M. Stone.
    Regrets he cannot attend meeting. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  70. 1861, 14 Nov.: Young, Hugh; Wellsboro, Pa. To Chas [Charles] Sumner.
    Thanks him for article; comments upon political situation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 27 cm.
  71. 1861, 15 Nov.: Rich, John F.; Portland, [Ma.] To Chas [Charles] Sumner.
    Orders copies of his speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  72. 1861, 19 Nov.: Ayer, J.C.; Lowell, Mass. To Charles Sumner; Boston, [Mass.]
    Unable to arrange a speech at the Mechanics Association. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.6 cm.
  73. 1861, 19 Nov.: Huntington, E.; Lowell, [Mass.] To J. C. Ayer.
    Gives reasons why Charles Sumner was not asked to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  74. 1861, 19 Nov.: Towne, Edw[ard] C.; Medford, Mass. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Speaks about the appointment of a minister to the 28 Regiment. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 23.6 cm.
  75. 1861, 20 Nov.: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874. To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks, but declines invitation to speak at congregational society due to health considerations. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  76. 1861, 21 Nov.: Edmonds, J[ohn] W.; New York, [N.Y.] To Chs. [Charles] Sumner.
    Asks aid in presenting an anti-slavery petition. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.6 cm.
  77. 1861, 21 Nov.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To _____.
    Agrees to read a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  78. 1861, 23 Nov.: Douglass, Fred'K [Frederick], 1817?-1895; Rochester, [N.Y.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Gives lecture title; asks him not to expect too much of him. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  79. 1861, 29 Nov.: Giddings, Joshua R[eed], 1795-1864; Jefferson, Ohio. To James M. Stone.
    Approves of his plan which is similar to his own. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  80. 1861, 29 Nov.: Studley, W. S.; [New Bedford, Mass.?] To Charley [Charles Wesley Slack].
    Asks when he is expected. Autograph Letter Signed. 1p., 20.4 cm.
  81. [1861?], 3 Dec.: Howe, Julia W[ard], 1819-1910. To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Inquires if she can attend fraternity lectures, her daughter has misplaced tickets. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  82. 1861, 4 Dec.: Chapin, E[dwin] H[ubbell], 1814-1880. To _____.
    Makes lecture arrangements. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  83. 1861, 4 Dec.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cincinnati, Ohio. To _____.
    Anxious to learn about the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.1 cm.
  84. 1861, 8 Dec.: Vickers, Tho[mas]; Meadville, Pa. To [John?] Manley.
    Asks to preach at the Music Hall; plans to return to New England; speaks of early religious life. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  85. 1861, 9 Dec.: Brigham, Warren L.; Chicopee, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Orders copies of Sumner's speech; may join the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  86. 1861, 9 Dec.: Platto, J.V.V.; Milwaukee, Wis. To Charles Sumner.
    Wants to circulate his speech. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25 cm.
  87. 1861, 13 Dec.: Harris, Sam S.; New York, N.Y. To Charles Sumner.
    Letter conveying petitions for presentation to Congress. Autograph Letter Singed. 2 p., 25.1 cm.
  88. 1861, 14 Dec.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To _____.
    Sends copies of his speech; wants to know what lists were used to distribute them. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  89. 1861, 15 Dec.: Lane, J[ames] H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To Geo[rge] L. Stearns.
    Agrees to give a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  90. 1861, 16 Dec.: Hinckley, Nath[aniel]; Martson's Mills. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Declines invitation to attend inaugural address before the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  91. 1861, 16 Dec.: Knowlton, J.S.C., Worcester, [Mass.] To Jas [James] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Expresses strong anti-slavery sentiments. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  92. 1861, 19 Dec.: Lane, J[ames] H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To Geo[rge] L. Stearns; Boston, Mass.
    Wants to know when he is to speak in Boston. Telegram . 1 p., 21 cm.
  93. 1861, 19 Dec.: Lane, J[ames Henry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To Jas [James] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Cannot promise to speak after December. Telegram. 1 p., 21.8 cm.
  94. [1861], 19 Dec.: Lane, J[ames] H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To Jas [James] M. Stone.
    Cannot make engagement. Telegram. 1 p., 21 cm.
  95. 1861, 20 Dec.: Lane, J[ames] H[enry, 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To James M. Stone.
    Seeks to postpone lecture. Telegram. 1 p., 21.5 cm.
  96. 1861, 20 [Dec.]: Lane, J[ames] H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To Jas [James] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Sets lecture date. Telegram. 1p., 21.9 cm.
  97. 1861, 22 Dec.: Brownson, Edw[ard] P.; Elizabeth. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Will lecture in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  98. 1861, 22 Dec.: Douglass, FredK [Frederick], 1817?-1895. To James M. Stone.
    Agrees to deliver a lecture for the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  99. 1861, 23 Dec.: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Has praise for the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  100. 1861, 24 Dec.: Bird, F[rancis] W[illiam], 1809-1894.
    Receipt. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 13.3 cm.
  101. 1861, 24 Dec.: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Decline invitation to speak at the Music Hall due to poor health. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  102. 1861, 26 Dec.: Albee, John, 1833-1915; Chicopee Falls, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Accepts invitation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  103. 1861, 26 Dec.: Vickers, Thomas; Meadville, Pa. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Confirms speaking engagement at the 28th congregational society; speaks of the task at hand to find a successor for Theodore Parker. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.6 cm.
  104. 1861, 28 Dec.: Lane, J[ames] H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To James M. Stone.
    Cancels his Boston lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.2 cm.
  105. 1861, 30 Dec.: Cheever, George B[arrell], 1807-1890; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Agrees to speak on emancipation. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.7 cm.
  106. 1861, 30 Dec.: Leighton, R[ufus, Jr.]; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Speaks about his book on Parker; pleased that the lecture series is going well; praises Sumner. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.2 cm.
  107. 1861, 30 Dec.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874. To _____.
    Wade is too occupied as Chair of the Committee on the Army to leave Washington to give a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  108. 1861, 30 Dec.: Vaughan, Champion; Washington, [D.C.] To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Advises Gen. Lane cannot fulfill engagement. Telegram. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  109. 1861, 31 Dec.: Brownson, Edw[ard] P.; Elizabeth. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Agrees to give lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 15.3 cm.
  110. 1861, Dec.: Sibley, John Langdon, 1804-1885.
    Acknowledgment of gift to the Harvard College Library. Document Signed. 1 p., 13.4 cm.
    Also signed by Pres. Charles William Eliot.
  111. 1862, 1 Jan.: Brownson, Edw[ard] P.; Elizabeth. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Suggests a lecture date. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  112. 1862, 1 Jan.: Cheever, George B[arrell], 1807-1890; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Hopes to arrange lecture in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.7 cm.
  113. 1862, 1 Jan.: Garrison, Wm [William] Lloyd, 1805-1879; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Agrees to speak on the subject suggested. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  114. 1862, 1 Jan.: Lane, Jas [James H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To Jas [James] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Unable to lecture. Telegram. 1 p., 21.1 cm.
  115. 1862, 1 Jan.: Lane, J[ames] H[enry], 1814-1866; Washington, [D.C.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Gives details of why he cannot speak in Boston when requested. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.6 cm.
  116. 1862, 1 Jan.: Wade, B[enjamin] F[ranklin], 1800-1878; Washington, [D.C.] To James M. Stone.
    Unable to lecture to the "Emancipation League." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  117. 1862, 3 Jan.: Albee, J[ohn], 1833-1915; Chicopee Falls, [Mass.] To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack.
    Agrees to preach; gives personal background. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 17.7 cm.
  118. 1862, 6 Jan.: Cheever, George B[arrell], 1807-1890; New York, [N.Y.] To _____.
    Agrees to lecture; proposes various approaches to his subject. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.6 cm.
  119. 1862, 7 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cincinnati, Ohio. To James M. Stone.
    Accepts lecture engagement; gives outline of several subjects, including one on John Brown. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 19.9 cm.
  120. 1862, 7 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Cincinnati, [Ohio]. To Jno [John] R. Manley.
    Arranges a lecture in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  121. 1862, 10 Jan.: Brownson, Edw[ard] P.; Elizabeth. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Accepts lecture engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
    Accompanied by telegram from Brownson to Stone on the same subject.
  122. 1862, 10 Jan.: Douglas, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Rochester, N.Y. To James M. Stone.
    Agrees to give a lecture from point of view of a former slave. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  123. 1862, 13 Jan.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907; Washington, [D.C.] To James M. Stone.
    Turns down a request to speak at an Emancipation League function. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  124. 1862, 18 Jan.: Brownson, Edw[ard] P.; Elizabeth. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Makes arrangement for his arrival in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.3 cm.
  125. 1862, 20 Jan.: Bauer, John E.; Bedford, Indiana. To Charles Sumner.
    Asks to print some of his speeches. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.4 cm.
  126. 1862, 23 Jan.: Boutwell, Geo[rge] S[ewell], 1818-1905; Boston, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Declines to accept the presidency of the Emancipation League; will give lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.1 cm.
  127. 1862, 23 Jan.: Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872; New York, [N.Y.] To J[ames] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Will give a lecture called "The Nation." Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  128. 1862, 23 Jan.: Russell, W. H.; New York, [N.Y.] To Ives G. Bates; Boston, [Mass.]
    Asks Bates to pick up a ring sent to him from England. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  129. 1862, 27 Jan.: Stearns, Geo[rge] L.; Medford, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Not able to work on organization of Emancipation League at present. Autograph letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  130. 1862, 28 Jan.: Ayres, John; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles (?) Slack.
    Letter of introduction fro Charles Norton. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.9 cm.
  131. 1862, 28 Jan.: May, John J.; Boston, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Cannot serve on the Executive Committee of the Emancipation League. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  132. 1862, 28 Jan.: Stearns, Geo[rge] L.; Boston, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Accepts office of Treasurer of The Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  133. 1862, 29 Jan.: Higginson, C. J.; Boston, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Declines office in the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  134. 1862, 11 Feb.: Brooks, William; Washington, [D.C.] To Samuel G[ridley] Howe.
    Sends petitions relative to emancipation that were submitted to the U.S. Senate. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  135. 1862, 14 Feb.: Burgess, R.; Greensboro, Vt. To S[amuel] G[ridley] Howe.
    Asks to be commissioned to give lectures on behalf of the Emancipation League. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.7 cm.
  136. 1862, 17 Feb.: Howe, S[amuel] G[ridley], 1801-1876.
    Statement on Emancipation. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  137. 1862, 18 Feb.: Brooks, William; Washington, [D.C.] To S[amuel] G[ridley] Howe.
    Sends more information on petitions on emancipation submitted to the House of Representatives. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  138. 1862, 18 Feb.: Radcliffe, George K.; Haverhill, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Gives an account of lecture by Moncure Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.6 cm.
  139. 1862, 24 Feb.: Dension, Ch[arles] W[heela], 1809-1881; Concord, N.H. To J[ames] M. Stone; Boston, Mass.
    Future travel itinerary and comment on Emancipation Movement in New England. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  140. 1862, 25 Feb.: Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Rochester, [N.Y.] To James M. Stone.
    Agrees to speak at Emancipation League meetings. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  141. 1862, 5 Mar.: Adams, R[obert]; Fall River, Mass. To _____.
    Arrangements for M.D. Conway to speak in Fall River, Mass. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  142. 1862, 5 Mar.: Brigham, Warren L.; Chicopee, [Mass.] To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Concerning plans for a lecture by M.D. Conway in Chicopee. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  143. 1862, 5 Mar.: Brigham, Warren L.; Chicopee, [Mass.] To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Concerning a lecture in Chicopee by M.D. Conway. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  144. 1862, 5 Mar.: Sargent, John T., d. 1877. To Cha[rle]s W. Slack., 1825-1885.
    Conveying a letter by Rev. Holland to Slack and commenting on Holland. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  145. 1862, 6 Mar.: Adams, Robert; Fall River, [Mass.] To ____.
    Regarding possible dates for a lecture by M.D. Conway in Fall River. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  146. 1862, 6 Mar.: Cadwell, W.P.S. To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Regarding possible dates for a lecture by Frederick Douglas. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  147. 1862, 6 Mar.: Holland, F.W.; Dorchester, [Mass.] To J[ohn] T. Sargent, d. 1877; Boston, [Mass.]
    Requesting the opportunity to speak before the Music Hall in a Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 27.4 cm.
  148. 1862, 6 Mar.: McIntire, J[ames] E.; Springfield, Mass. To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Asking when Frederick Douglas will be free for a speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  149. 1862, 6 Mar.: Rand, John S.; Portsmouth, N.H. To James M. Stone.
    Inquires about having Frederick Douglas lecture to his group. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20 cm.
  150. 1862, 6 Mar.: Thayer, Adin; Worcester, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Discusses whether it would be advisable to have M.D. Conway in Worcester. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.6 cm.
  151. 1862, 7 Mar.: Adams, Robert; Fall River, Mass. To ____.
    Concerns plans for M.D. Conway to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  152. 1862, 7 Mar.: McIntire, James E.; Springfield, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Inquires when Frederick Douglas would be free to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.8 cm.
  153. 1862, 7 Mar.: Thomas, W[illia]m; Plymouth, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Inquires about the possibilities of Frederick Douglass lecturing in Plymouth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  154. 1862, 8 Mar.: Alvord, Daniel W.; Greenfield, [Mass.] To Ja[me]s M. Stone.
    Notifies Stone of a series of lectures in Greenfield, and the probable speakers. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.4 cm.
  155. 1862, 8 Mar.: Brigham, Warren L.; Chicopee, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Arrangements and plans for lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  156. 1862, 8 Mar.: McIntire, James E.; Springfield, Mass. To James M. Stone.
    Concerns final arrangements for Frederick Douglass lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  157. 1862, 8 Mar.: Radcliffe, George K.; Haverhill, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Arrangements for lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  158. 1862, 8 Mar.: Rand, John S.; Portsmouth, N.H. To [James M.] Stone.
    Arrangements for lecture by Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.1 cm.
  159. 1862, 8 Mar.: Thomas, W[illia]m; Plymouth, Mass. To James M. Stone.
    Agrees to have Frederick Douglass at his house. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.9 cm.
  160. 1862, 8 Mar.: Wiggin, James Henry, 1836-1900; Montogne, [Mass.] To Ja[me]s M. Stone.
    Comments on local Emancipation Party and asks how much lecturers would charge. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  161. 1862, 8 Mar.: Wiggin, James Henry, 1836-1900; Montogne, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway and comments on the local abolition movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.5 cm.
  162. 1862, 10 Mar.: Stacey, Geo[rge] W.; Milford, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.8 cm.
  163. 1862, 11 Mar.: Bigelow, L.G.; Burlington, Vt. To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Regarding a lecture at Burlington. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  164. 1862, 11 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge] R.; Worcester, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Comments on Emancipation Movement and possible lectures at Worcester. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.6 cm.
  165. 1862, 12 Mar.: Rand, John S.; Portsmouth, N.H. To James M. Stone.
    Comments upon Frederick Douglass and arrangements for his lecture at Portsmouth. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  166. 1862, 12 Mar.: Whitcomb, W[illiam] C.; Lynnfield Center, Mass.
    Concerns lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.2 cm.
  167. 1862, 13 Mar.: Fields, J[ames] T[homas], 1817-1881. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack.
    Thanks-you note for tickets to lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17 cm.
  168. 1862, 13 Mar.: Flint, J[ohn] D.; Fall River, Mass. To James M. Stone.
    Concerns Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.8 cm.
  169. 1862, 14 Mar.: Hassall, R[obert]; Haverhill, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Concerns plans for lecture by M.D. Conway in Haverhill. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20 cm.
  170. 1862, 15 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge] R.; Worcester, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Requests Frederick Douglass to come immediately. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.2 cm.
  171. 1862, 17 Mar.: Douglass, Fre[derick]; Boston, [Mass.] To Emancipation League.
    Receipt for lecture fee and expenses. Autograph Document Signed. 1 p., 10.4 cm.
  172. 1862, 17 Mar.: Harris, Edward; Woonsocket, [R.I.] To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Concerns a lecture to be given at Woonsocket. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.6 cm.
  173. 1862, 17 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge] R.; Worcester, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Arrangements by Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.2 cm.
  174. 1862, 17 Mar.: Rand, John S.; Portsmouth, N.H. To James M. Stone.
    Comments upon lecture given by Frederick Douglass. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  175. 1862, 18 Mar.: Sherman, Henry L.; Lawrence, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  176. 1862, 19 Mar.: Frank, E.; Springfield, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Regarding Emancipation lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  177. 1862, 19 Mar.: Stearns, Geo[rge] L.; Medford, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Comments on a lecture proposal. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  178. 1862, 19 Mar.: Stetson, Rev. W. H.; East Bridgewater, [Mass.] To Ja[me]s M. Stone.
    Asks about Frederick Douglass' term for lecturing. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.9 cm.
  179. 1862, 20 Mar.: Hayward, Josiah; Salem, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Regrets there is no audience in Salem for a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.1 cm.
  180. 1862, 20 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge]; Worcester, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Comments on the feasibility of having M.D. Conway lecture in Worcester. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  181. 1862, 21 Mar.: Sherman, Henry L.; Lawrence, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Arrangements for lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  182. 1862, 21 Mar.: Stetson, Rev. W. H.; East Bridgewater, [Mass.] To Ja[me]s M. Stone.
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p. 19.9 cm.
  183. 1862, 21 Mar.: Urbina, S.; Boston, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    A list of names. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  184. 1862, 22 Mar.: Brown, Thomas; Providence, [R.I.] To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Concerns the possibilities of a lecture in Providence by M. D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  185. 1862, 24 Mar.: Bailey, Rev. Ira; Athol, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Discusses possibilities of having M.D. Conway lecture at Athol. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  186. 1862, 24 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge] R.; Worcester, [Mass.] To James M. Stone.
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.6 cm.
  187. 1862, 25 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge] R.; Worcester, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway in Worcester. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  188. 1862, 25 Mar.: Wilder, Cha[rle]s B. To J[ames] M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Comments on the progress of the local Emancipation movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 25.1 cm.
  189. 1862, 26 Mar.: Green, John B. To [James M.] Stone.
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  190. 1862, 27 Mar.: Bailey, Rev. Ira; Athol, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Arrangements for a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  191. 1862, 27 Mar.: Peckham, Geo[rge] R.; Worcester, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Comments upon the Emancipation Movement in Worcester. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.2 cm.
  192. 1862, 28 Mar.: Williston, J.P.; Northampton, [Mass.] To Geo[rge] L. Stearns.
    Receipt for money received. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  193. 1862, 29 Mar.: Bailey, Rev. Ira; Athol, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Comments on arrangements for lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.6 cm.
  194. 1862, 29 Mar.: Tiffany, Francis; Springfield, [Mass.] To Mr. [James M.] Stone.
    Comments on arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  195. 1862, 30 Mar.: Fish, W[illia]m H.; Cortland, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Expresses his willingness to speak before Slack's group. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 21 cm.
  196. 1862, 30 Mar.: Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884; Milwaukee, [Wis.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Comments on a lecture he gave in Cincinnati in which he was mobbed. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.9 cm.
  197. 1862, 31 Mar.: Brigham, W[arren] L.; Chicopee, [Mass.] To James M. Stone; Boston, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for a lecture by M.D. Conway. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.5 cm.
  198. 1862, 31 Mar.: Snow, Sanford; Ware, [Mass.] To J[ames] M. Stone.
    Asks about having Frederick Douglass lecture in Ware. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25 cm.
  199. 1862, 3 Apr.: Tiffany, Francis; Springfield, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  200. 1862, 14 Apr.: Savary, William A.; West Newton, [Mass.] To Charles W. Slack.
    Recommends John Savary (no relation) as a lecturer. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  201. 1862, 18 Apr.: Green, Rev. John B; Bernardston, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Comments on the Emancipation Movement in general. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 20.4 cm.
  202. 1862, 19 Apr.: Alger, W[illia]m R[ounseville], 1822-1905; [Boston, Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W[esley] Slack.
    Thank-you note for invitation, but declines due to speaking engagement in East Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.7 cm.
  203. 1862, 20 Apr.: Leighton, Rufus Jr.; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Responds to Slack's note, is grateful the Fraternity Independentand the 28th Congregational Society are in well order, encloses a copy of a verse written by himself on freedom. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.5 cm.
  204. 1862, 22 Apr.: Fish, W[illia]m H.; Cortland, N.Y. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Comments on an antislavery sermon he is preparing. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 18.4 cm.
  205. 1862, 22 Apr.: Savary, W[illia]m A.; West Newton, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W. Slack.
    Regrets he cannot attend a dinner. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  206. 1862, 3 May: Savary, J[ohn]; Cambridge, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Notifies Slack of having moved to Cambridge. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  207. 1862, 8 May: Fish, W[illia]m H.; Cortland, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Travel plans and lecture topic. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.1 cm.
  208. 1862, 17 May: Savary, J[ohn]; Cambridge, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on his upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.4 cm.
  209. 1862, 18 May: Cheney, E[dnah] D[ow] [Littlehale], 1824-1904; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Indicates he is not sure if the material enclosed will be so busy that little thought has been given to the Fraternity. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 14 cm.
  210. 1862, 21 May: Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888. To Cha[rle]s W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on an upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  211. 1862, 24 May: Slack, Cha[rle]s Wesley, 1825-1885. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    Notifies her he will be having dinner with the governor in the evening. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.6 cm.
  212. 1862, 29 May: Savary, John; Cambridge, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for Savary to preach in Sunday Services. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  213. 1862, 2 June: Savary, John; Cambridge, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Thoughts on his sermon preached at Music Hall and on the ministry in general. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 18.7 cm.
  214. 1862, 11 June: Goodrich, J.L.; Boston, [Mass.]
    Introduces C. W. Slack "to whom it may concern." Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  215. 1862, 11 June: Slack, Cha[rle]s W[esley], 1825-1885. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Comments on preparations for a conference. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.2 cm.
  216. 1862, 11 June: Wallcut, Rob[er]t F.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Notifies Slack of the arrival of Gerrit Smith in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  217. 1862, 12, 14 June: Slack, Charles [Wesley], 1825-1885; On-board ship off Martha's Vineyard, [Mass.] and near White House, [Va.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    Relates details of trip to visit Union Army outside Richmond, during McClellan's Peninsula Campaign of April-July, 1862. Autograph Letter Signed. 6 p., 25.2 cm.
  218. 1862, 15 June: Slack, [Charles W.], 1825-1885; Whitehouse, Va. To Evelina E. Vannevar Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Gives details of trip to Virginia Peninsula on behalf of Sanitary Commission to visit Union Army. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25.2 cm.
  219. 1862, 18 June: Slack, [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Whitehouse, Va. To [Evelina E. Vannevar] Slack.
    Gives details of visit to Peninsula battlefields, Virginia, on behalf of the Sanitary Commission. Autograph Letter Signed. 6 p., 25.2 cm.
  220. 1862, 25 June: Leighton, Rufus Jr.; Washington, [D.C.] To members of the fraternity, (the contrabands at Washington).
    Letter describing the plight of fugitive slaves in Washington and Alexandria, makes a plea to the fraternity for financial support and/or donations of clothing. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.2 cm.
  221. 1862, 2 July: Leighton, R[ufus]; Washington, [D.C.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Thanks Slack for his aid to freed blacks and comments on plans to aid them on a large scale. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  222. 1862, 23 July: Radcliffe, G[eorge] K; Haverhill, [Mass.] To [James M.] Stone.
    Requests copies of a letter be sent for distribution. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 14.2 cm.
  223. 1862, 24 July: Stacey, G[eorge] W.; Milford, [Mass.]
    Concerns mass distribution of a letter on emancipation. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  224. 1862, 1 Aug.: Leighton, Rufus [Jr.]; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Gives an account of expenditure of funds donated. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.5 cm.
  225. 1862, 7 Aug.: Greenough, Richard L.; Paris, [France]. To G. Collamore.
    Notifies Custom House of shipment of a marble bust not importation duty. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.9 cm.
  226. 1862, 11 Sept.: Savary, W[illia]m H.; West Newton, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W. Slack.
    Concerns a speaker at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  227. 1862, 18 Sept.: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907; [New York, N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Agrees to change his speaking engagement with Wendell Phillips. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.1 cm.
  228. 1862, 29 Sept.: Leighton, Rufus; Washington, [D.C.] To Charles W. Slack, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.]
    Asks for a sum of money with which to aid wounded soldiers. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 23.4 cm.
  229. 1862, 30 Sept.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on his upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.1 cm.
  230. 1862, 1 Oct.: Clarke, W.L.; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Agrees to preach a sermon at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter signed. 2 p., 19.6 cm.
  231. 1862, 1 Oct.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, [Mass.] To [Charles W.] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on the President's emancipation policy. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  232. 1862, 7 Oct.: Wasson, David A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles W.] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Agrees to speak at the Music Hall if requested. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  233. 1862, 11 Oct.: Beecher, H[enry] W[ard], 1813-1887; Brooklyn, [N.Y.]
    Arrangements for future lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 18.1 cm.
  234. 1862, 14 Oct.: Tilton, Theodore, 1835-1907. To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Comments on his upcoming lecture and on that of Theodore Weld. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.1 cm.
  235. 1862, 17 Oct.: Savary, W[illia]m A.; Brooklyn, [N.Y.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regarding a lecture unable to be delivered. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  236. 1862, 6 Nov.: Brown, B[enjamin] Gratz, 1826-1885; St. Louis, [Missouri]. To Chas [Charles] W[esley] Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Is unable to lecture in Boston as scheduled because of the political situation in Missouri. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.5 cm.
  237. 1862, 9 Nov.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [N.H.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Informing him of the title of his upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  238. 1862, 14 Nov.: Ware, H.; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Reports that the Governor cannot give a lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 22.3 cm.
  239. 1862, 21 Nov.: Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864; Boston, [Mass.] To Cha[rle]s W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Possible titles for an upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  240. 1862, 24 Nov.: Lovejoy, Owen, 1811-1864; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Requesting a light for reading his lecture text. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm.
  241. 1862, 24 Nov.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot lecture for Slack. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.5 cm.
  242. 1862, 29 Nov.: Manning, J.M. To ____.
    Regrets he cannot make a scheduled lecture appearance. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.7 cm.
  243. 1862, 10 Dec.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; Cambridge, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Plans for future lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  244. 1862, 14 Dec.: Curtis, G[eorge] W[illiam], 1824-1892; North Shore, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.8 cm.
  245. 1862, 19 Dec.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Changing date of a scheduled lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.6 cm.
  246. 1862, 20 Dec.: Dickingson, Anna Elizabeth, 1842-1932; Boston, [Mass.] To ____.
    Asks assistance in finding temporary employment on the lecturing circuit. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.8 cm.
  247. 1862, 22 Dec.: Garrison, W[illia]m Lloyd, 1805-1879; Boston, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot make a speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 19.5 cm.
  248. 1863, 15 Jan.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  249. 1863, 4 Feb.: Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin], 1831-1917; Concord, [Mass.]. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack; Boston, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.3 cm.
  250. 1863, 4 Feb.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Postpones his upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.
  251. 1863, 9 Feb.: Slack, [Charles Wesley], 1825-1885; Washington, [D.C.] To [Evelina E. Vannevar Slack].
    Details of trip to Washington. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 21.1 cm.
  252. 1863, 11 March: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Asks to have upcoming lecture postponed due to poor health. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.2 cm.
  253. 1863, 13 Mar.: Johnson, J.R.; Chelsea, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for a lecture at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  254. 1863, 13 Mar.: Johnson, O[liver], 1809-1889; New York, [N.Y.]
    Plans for future lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.4 cm.
  255. 1863, 14 Mar.: Conway, M[oncure] D[aniel], 1832-1907. To F[ranklin] B[enjamin] Sanborn, 1831-1917.
    Receipt for a sum of money. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 12.5 cm.
  256. 1863, 14 Mar.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo], 1803-1882; Concord, [Mass.?] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot accept a speaking engagement at the Music Hall. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  257. 1863, 21 Mar.: Manning, J.M.; Newbern. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Personal views on the progress of the emancipation movement. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 19.5 cm.
  258. 1863, 25 Mar.: Savary, John; New Orleans, [La.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Personal views on the progress of the war along the Gulf Coast. Autograph Letter Signed. 8 p., 20.1 cm.
  259. 1863, 1 Apr.: Slack, Charles B.; Hampton Roads, Va. To Charles W[esley]; Boston, [Mass.]
    Details his military activities. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 24.8 cm.
  260. 1863, 9 Apr.: Heywood, E.W.; Princeton, [N.J.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot make a scheduled speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  261. 1863, 27 Apr.: Heywood, E. W.; Princeton, [N.J.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for an upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  262. 1863, 30 Apr.: Slack, Chas [Charles] B.; Key West, Florida. To [Slack, Charles Wesley].
    Describes boat trip from Ft. Monroe to Key West, on way to New Orleans ; military matters. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p. 25.2 cm.
  263. 1863, 4 May: Longfellow, Sam[ue]l, 1819-1892; Brooklyn, [N.Y.]
    Regarding a missed speaking engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  264. 1863, 5 May: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Plans for a future lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
  265. 1863, 7 May: Battles, A[mous]; Bangor, [Me.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regarding efforts to secure a new minister for the Music Hall and future lecture plans. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 19.8 cm.
  266. 1863, 10 May: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887. To Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin], 1831-1917.
    Receipt for twenty dollars. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 10.4 cm.
  267. 1863, 11 May: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Plans for a future lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.7 cm.
  268. 1863, 12 May: Pierce, Edward L[illie], 1829-1897; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Asks his assistance in setting up a fund-raising meeting for an anti-slavery society. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  269. 1863, 13 May: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Plans for future lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
  270. 1863, 23 May: Lawrence, Amos A. To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for leasing rooms. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.1 cm.
  271. 1863, 25 May: Griffin, P.A.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Regrets he cannot be at the Temple today. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  272. 1863, 26 May: Lawrence, Amos A.; Boston, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Further leasing arrangements. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  273. 1863, 8 June: Parker, L[ydia] D.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regarding a request for a donation of Theodore Parker's papers. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  274. 1863, 15 June: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To Charles [Wesley Slack], 1825-1885.
    Various musings upon his lectures and the emancipation movement in general. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 24.7 cm.
  275. 1863, 18 June: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  276. 1863, 26 June: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Thoughts on freedom of the press in Chicago. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.7 cm.
  277. 1863, 30 July: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Washington, [D.C.]
    Regarding some flags. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 22.9 cm.
  278. 1863, 4 Aug.: Forbes, J.M.; Boston, [Mass.] To Ch[arles] W[esley] Slack.
    Indicates that his name has been added to the list of a committee to raise money for "The Enlistement of Colored Troops," committee expects him to raise double his share as he did not attend the meeting. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 24.8 cm.
  279. 1863, 13 Aug.: Clapp, Ruth H.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Asks his help in getting a teaching position. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.9 cm.
  280. 1863, 30 Aug.: Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874; Boston, [Mass.]
    Asks addresser not to become impatient. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  281. 1863, 21 Sept.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass].
    Arrangements for upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.5 cm.
  282. 1863, 28 Sept.: Johnson, Samuel; Lynn, [Mass.] To C[harles] W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.9 cm
  283. 1863, 9 Oct.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for upcoming lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.4 cm.
  284. 1863, 14 Oct.: Emerson, R[alph] W[aldo],, 1803-1882; Concord. To C[harles] W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regrets he cannot deliver a scheduled lecture. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 20.3 cm.
  285. 1863, 20 Oct.: J[ohnson], S[amuel]; Salem, [Mass.]
    Subject and hymns for Sunday sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 15.9 cm.
  286. 1863, 23 Oct.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Plans for future lectures. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 19.9 cm.
  287. 1863, 26 Oct.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Thoughts on leaving his church in Chicago for Slack's in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 5 p., 25.2 cm.
  288. 1863, 3 Nov.: Butler, Benj[amin] F[ranklin], 1818-1893; Lowell, Mass. To [Charles Wesley] Slack.
    Needs to decline invitation to Fraternity course due to being ordered into service. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 24.6 cm.
  289. 1863, 5 Nov.: Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for a sermon engagement. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 17.6 cm.
  290. 1863, 5 Nov.: Slack, Cha[rle]s W[esley], 1825-1885; Boston, [Mass.] To Robert Collyer, 1823-1912.
    Answers Collyer's reservations about becoming pastor of the 28th Congregational Society. Autograph Letter Signed. 6 p., 24.6 cm.
  291. 1863, 12 Nov.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Arrangements for Sunday sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 18.9 cm.
  292. 1863, 24 Nov.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912. To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Further explanation about leaving for Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 25.2 cm.
  293. 1863, 25 Nov.: Johnson, Samuel; Salem, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for Sunday. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  294. 1863, 25 Nov.: Parker, L[ydia] D.; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regarding the placement of a bust of her late husband for viewing. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 20.3 cm.
  295. 1863, 3 Dec.: Morse, S. H.; Cincinnati, [Ohio]. To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Regarding future plans for Sunday services. Autograph Letter Signed. 3 p., 17.9 cm.
  296. 1863, 6 Dec.: Montgomery, David H[enry], 1837-1928; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack.
    Unable to speak when requested; offers alternative dates. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 21.7 cm.
  297. 1863, 8 Dec.: Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912; Chicago, [Ill.] To [Charles Wesley Slack], 1825-1885.
    Plans for his impending move to Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 2 p., 25.3 cm.
  298. 1863, 10 Dec.: Heywood, Ezra W.; Princeton, [N.J.] To _____.
    Plans for being in Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.2 cm.
  299. 1863, 21 Dec.: Sanborn, F[ranklin] B[enjamin], 1831-1917; Boston, [Mass.] To [Charles Wesley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Miscellaneous details about a poem. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.7 cm.
  300. 1863, 27 Dec.: Dexter, Mark; Chicago. To Charles W. Slack, 1825-1885.
    Tries to convince Slack that Unity Church in Chicago needs Robert Collyer more than does Boston. Autograph Letter Signed. 4 p., 25.4 cm.
  301. 1863, 30 Dec.: J[ohnson], S[amuel]; Salem, [Mass.]
    Subject for Sunday sermon. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 17.7 cm.
  302. 1863, 30 Dec.: Montgomery, David H[enry], 1827-1928; Cambridge, [Mass.] To Charles W[esley] Slack, 1825-1885.
    Arrangements for a Sunday service. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.6 cm.
  303. 1863, 30 Dec.: Wasson, D[avid] A[twood], 1823-1887; Worcester, [Mass.]
    Postpones his Sunday appearance. Autograph Letter Signed. 1 p., 20.3 cm.