Constitutional law--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Two-page letter from Bela Marsh in Boston, Massachusetts to Gerrit Smith, dated September 29, 1849, regarding a resolution to distribute Lysander Spooner's work, the Unconstitutionality of Slavery to lawyers. At end, manuscript copy of Smith's...
Four-page letter dated January 29, 1850, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn, discussing the remarriage of Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant to Mr. Brackett, and the end of abolitionist paper The Chronotype.
Two-page letter dated June 21, 1854, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, notifying of the travels of Mrs. Hoyt and Sarah Hoyt, and also giving some abolitionist news. At end, Spooner mentions that, "my lady...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to "Gerrit Smith, Lewis Tappan, William Goodell and others" dated March 12, 1856, explaining the reasons that Spooner has not joined the Liberty Party. At end, an additional note...
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
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...
160 Joralemon St.
Jan’y 13, 1900
Mr. Edwin Markham
545 3rd St., Brooklyn
My Dear Mr. Markham:
I have just written Dr. Herron telling him of your consent to speak - and perhaps read something from your writings – on the evening of the...
Westfield, New Jersey
August 15th, 1912.
To Subscribers and Friends of
The Free Comrade.
With its May issue The Free Comrade goes out of existence, and its editors transfer their monthly articles to the pages of The International, a magazine edited...
May 22, 1912.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, S.I.
The Socialist Press Club is making its initial attempt to cooperate with the Socialist press. To that end the club is getting together material for a special Sunday supplement...
Tuesday Jan 20th 1914
Edwin Markham Esq.
92 Waters Ave
New Brighton, NY.
Dear Sir and Comrade,
I am about to arrange one or two large and interesting public affairs (of a popular educational character); one of them most probably with the Hon. Wm....
December 30, 1916
My dear Mr. Markham:-
We would like a poem from you for the February number of The Humanitarian. I hope you can send it to us within the next few days as we hope to go to press soon after the end of next week. With kind regards...
March 29, 1920.
Dear Subscriber to the Liberator
Under the title “De-Lousing California” a private bulletin of the Oakland branch of the California Manufacturers’ Association says this:
“Oakland has interdicted the sale of The Liberator, a...
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...
October 2, 1922.
I’m enclosing you a note which you may or may not read as you choose, at the October meeting. I feel sure that I have already sent you, either in my letter of resignation, or in some other, a message concerning Mr....
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
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...
Beloved Edwin Markham, Comrade of The Dawn, Brave Dreamer of Brave Dreams, Courageous Champion of The Oppressed, and World’s Greatest Living Poet,
Thank You! It is too good to be true that you are with us once more and that...