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Image of i.1.80 - Letter

i.1.80 - Letter

Letter written to E. B. Gaston from Riley Cass of Iowa requesting information about the proposed colony. He read about the colony in the Libery Bell (newspaper).

Image of ii.13.2 - Letter

ii.13.2 - Letter

Letter written to Alf Wooster on March 20, 1894 from A. M. Tait MD asking for a copy of the Liberty Bell.

Image of ii.2.56-57 - Postcard

ii.2.56-57 - Postcard

Postcard to E. B. Gaston from O. N. Bancroft reporting that he has not received his Liberty Bell newspaper.

Image of ii.1.4-5 - Postcard

ii.1.4-5 - Postcard

Postcard dated 3/3/1894 to Alf. Wooster, Editor and Publisher, Des Moines, Iowa, from admirer of Liberty Bell. He is requestiong copies of "The Liberty Bell" be sent to the following: Jas. Watson, and Prof. W. C. Bowman, Los Angeles, California ; A. M. Howland, New Mexico ; and F. P. Jones, Buffalo, New York.

Image of ii.1.17-21 - Letter

ii.1.17-21 - Letter

Letter dated 6/15/1894 to Ernest B. Gaston from Gilbert Anderson, St. Louis. He is a young man, carpenter and single taxer. He is requesting that Mr. Gaston give him an outline of how new colony will get started, employment, number of people, etc. He will apply for membership once questions are answered. He requested copies of "Liberty Bell" especially those containing the constitution.. He encloses a 2 page list of people and addresses that would also like copies of "Liberty Bell".

Image of ii.1.24-26 - Letter

ii.1.24-26 - Letter

Continuing correspondence dated 6/27/1894 from Gilbert Anderson to E. B. Gaston, Secretary of the Fairhope Industrial Organization, Des Moines, Iowa. Anderson, who lives at the YMCA in St. Louis, Missouri, is enclosing an application for membership in the FIA and and a money order for $20.50 - $20 for four months payment of the membership fee and $.50 for a year's subscription to the Libery Bell newspaper. Anderson says he likes the "general plans of this ' Fairhope.'" Anderson includes names of four men to whom he asks Gaston to send Fairhope information.

Image of ii.1.27-28 - Letter

ii.1.27-28 - Letter

Continuting correspondence dated 7/8/1894 from Gilbert Anderson of St. Louis, Missouri to E. G. Gaston, Secretary of the Fairhope Industrial Association. In this letter, in which Anderson calls Gaston "Dear Brother," he addresses problems Gaston has noted about the money order sent in the previous letter (see ii.1.24-26). He also mentions that he has not received his July, 1894 copy of the Liberty Bell newspaper, for which he bought a subscription. .

Image of ii.1.29-31 - Letter

ii.1.29-31 - Letter

Correspondence 7/27/1894 from Gilbert Anderson of St. Louis, Missouri to E. B. Gaston, Secretary of the Fairhope Industrial Association in Des Moines, Iowa. Anderson has received his copy of the Liberty Bell newspaper and jokes that he is becoming famous because his name is printed in the newspaper. Anderson is carefully studying his correspondence about Fairhope, and notes changes in the names of FIA officials on the letterhead Gaston is using and comments on this. Further he says he is concerned that with only 22 members, and those members paying their fees 'on-time,' that the colony might not have the financing to be successful. He also comments that he would prefer that Fairhope be l

Image of ii.2.33-38 - Letter

ii.2.33-38 - Letter

Letter dated 8/28/1894 to E. B. Gaston from L. B. Baker of Findlay, Ohio complaining that libelous statements about him were published by Mr. Wooster in the Liberty Bell newspaper.

Image of ii.1.34-35 - Letter

ii.1.34-35 - Letter

Continuing correspondence dated 8/13/1894 to E. B. Gaston, Secretary of the Fairhope Industrial Association from Gilbert Anderson of St. Louis, Missiour. Anderson, a member of the FIA, is commenting on his opinion about the poor quality of the Liberty Bell newspaper and agrees with Gaston's mention of "publishing a paper of our own."

Image of ii.2.4-5 - Letter

ii.2.4-5 - Letter

Letter to Ernest B. Gaston, Des Moines, Iowa date February 3, 1894 from L. B. Baker, Finalay, Ohio. Requesting information and copies of "Liberty Bell". Many interested in his area of the Co-operative Movement. Mentions a weekley publication "The Coming Nation".

Image of ii.1 38-39 - Letter

ii.1 38-39 - Letter

This letter dated 9/3/1894 is continuing correspondence from Gilbert Anderson, a member of the Fairhope Industrial Association to E. B. Gaston, Secretary of the the FIA. Anderson is sending his ballot, voting on the location of Fairhope. He says agrees that the Alabama location, located on the seacoast and well elevated, would be the preferred site. He asks that his year's subscription to the Liberty Bell newspaper be transferred to the new Fairhope Courier newspaper. Finally he enclosed a letter from a clergyman friend of his for Gaston to read (see ii.1.40-42).

Image of ii.1.51-52 - Letter

ii.1.51-52 - Letter

Letter dated 3/16/1894 to E. B. Gaston from David Armitage of Baraboo, Wisconsin. Armitage has received the Liberty Bell newspapers from Gaston. He calls himself a Single Taxer and a Reformer, and finds he is considered a radical in his town. Although he has voted for the "good Old Democratic Party" in the past, he is now considering himself a "floater." He offers his help in making the Liberty Bell newspaper and the Fairhope Industrial Association a success.

Image of ii.2.6-7 - Letter

ii.2.6-7 - Letter

Letter to Ernest B. Gaston dated February 14, 1894 from L. B. Baker, Ohio. He states there many Single Taxers in his area and requesting that the "Liberty Bell" be made into a Weekly publication instead of monthly.

Image of ii.2.8-12 - Letter

ii.2.8-12 - Letter

Letter to Ernest B. Gaston date March 7, 1894 from L. B. Baker, Ohio. He is still encouraging Mr. Gaston to increase frequency of the "Libery Bell" if not weekly then consider semi-monthly. This will keep interest and hopes up for those interested in this enterprise. He mentions Bellangee. He thinks it would be a good idea if his friend Jordan could go with location committee to photograph view of chosen site.

Image of ii.2.13-15 - Letter

ii.2.13-15 - Letter

Letter to Ernest B. Gaston dated April 21, 1894 from L. B. Baker, Ohio. He cannot become a charter member of Fairhope Colony at this time. He mentions Mr. Schermen, A. Brown, and Mr. E. Smith regarding subscriptions to "Liberty Bell". Mr. T. H Chaberlain will make application the first of May. He feels there will be more interest in Fairhope when more information of it's progress ia published. Encourages Mr. Gaston to keep "Liberty Bell" coming to educate people.

Image of ii.2.24-31 - Letter

ii.2.24-31 - Letter

Letter dated 8/3/1894 to E. B. Gaston from L. B. Baker of Ohio commenting on the Liberty Bell newspaper, and "fault finding" that publication. Baker discusses the location of Fairhope Colony as well as his opinion of the current state of the single tax reform movement.

Image of ii.2.32 - Letter

ii.2.32 - Letter

Letter dated 8/28/1894 to E. B. Gaston from L. B. Baker of Ohio concerning the lack of information about the Fairhope Colony in the Liberty Bell newspaper.

Image of ii.2.42 - Letter

ii.2.42 - Letter

Letter dated 6/11/1894 to Alfred Wooster from E. H. Banks, M.D. of Kingsley, Iowa. He thanks Wooster for the information he sent on the Co-operative Colony, and sends money for a subscription to the Liberty Bell newspaper.

Image of ii.2.43 - Letter

ii.2.43 - Letter

Letter dated 6/26/1894 to E. B. Gaston from E. H. Banks, M.D. from Kingsley, Iowa. Banks is interested in the Co-operative Colony, has corresponded with Alfred Wooster, and has been reading about the proposed colony in the Liberty Bell newspaper. He says he might like to join.