105-111 East 35th Street. Damaged photograph has a hole on the lower left side. 105 E. 35th St. much altered, with an added mansard roof, first-story rustication, and the installation of statuary on the facade.
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of Eleanor, born April 9, 1807, to a 'Negro woman Margaret' and her husband Pompey. Includes note that Eleanor was baptised by Reverend Mr. Harris [probably Rev. William Harris] at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery and sponsored by...
Antislavery movements; Abolitionists--New York; American Anti-Slavery Society
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld in New York City regarding the appointments of Brother Wright [probably Theodore S. Wright] to the position of Editor and Brother Bring to the position of Secretary in...
One-page letter from Reverend John Jasper of Richmond [Virginia] to Reverend Richard Raine, pastor of M. E. church, Philadelphia, in response to an inquiry regarding knowledge of a man named Robert Paine, possibly Bishop Robert Paine, Methodist...
Free churches--Clergy; Free churches--New Jersey; Abolitionists--New York; Abolitionists--New Jersey
Three-page letter from Theodore D. Weld in Fort Lee [New Jersey] to Lewis Tappan in New York City regarding the appointment of former Lane Seminary classmate Rev. R. J. Judd to pastor of a free church in Paterson [New Jersey].
241 Tremont St., Boston
Mr. C. E. Markham.
Pray pardon delay in attending to your letter. It was owing to a process of rearrangement and moving of our tracts which made some of them inaccessible. Even now we can find no...
Austin, Texas. April 27. /99
My Dear Brother,
Many thanks for the copies of that inspired poem. I distributed them to the best minds of my church last Sunday as they were eagerly taken by the people. Whatever you print, especially on the idea of...
Sept. 24, 1899.
My beloved comrade:
Your letter brought joy to my soul, as every word of yours does, whether in poem or letter, or prose articles that I see in the papers. I wish I might see you, sometime between now and January. The latter part of...
23 Belmont Terrace,
Jan’y 7 – 1905
My Dear Mr. Markham:
There has been established here in Yonkers lately a “People’s Forum”. It is absolutely non-partisan and unsectarian and it’s chief aim if the maintainance...
Sept. 29, 1911
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
We thank you very much for your kind letter enclosing $10.00 for copies of the Hamilton issue to be sent where they will do the most good. We will send these 1000 copies to...
December 27, 1916.
Are you one of those keenly interested in the modern revival of real Christianity in the churches? Do you want to see the ethical and religious phases of socialism given their due place in socialist propaganda? Then...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
September 6, 1920
Your letters, all fillied with tender concern for me, reached my hand and thouched my heart. I understand your point of view. You think doubtless that my happiness depends upon my relation to some church, especially to...
West Brighton, N.Y., June 25, 1923
My Dear Darwin J. Meserole:
My hearty thanks for the copy of The Decay of Capitalistic Civilization, by Sidney and Beatrice Webb, those two explorers who see deep into our social chaos. I am glad to get this news,...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The Forgotten Purpose of Jesus.
March 1, 1939
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Edwin Markham:
Don’t you think, because I fail to write you, that I do not often think of you, and wish that I could see you and talk over conditions in the world – conditions...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...