1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Apr. 30, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
It was, indeed, a great disappointment to see that you were obliged to take today an earlier train than you had expected to take. For I was looking forward with most pleasant...
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...
July 6th, 1899
My Dear Comrade:
I send immediately the two letters of introduction. I also wanted you to meet Mr. Edwin D. Mead, editor of “The New England Magazine.” But he is a friend of Mr. Mills, and you must ask Mr. Mills to...
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...
Feb 14 ‘19
Your good visit of last night was like a breath of heaven to me , and a joy and God-send to the other members of the Civic Club. They will not forget the beauty and joyousness of your spirit for a long while and even I...
N.Y., Jan. 24/02.
Dear Mr. Markham,
I was more than pleased to get your kind note, - the more so because I feel I hardly deserved it. The article is very superficial, and was written during a stress of other work. I am not particularly proud of...
1501 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles California,
March, 10, 1916
To My Dear Comrade Who Knows All Things:
I am so happy, happier than I have ever been in all my life, to think that my message is to reach the people; and that you are to write the...
Jan 10 1919
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your letter written a month ago has wandered about after me, reaching me incredibly late. I’d come for you gladly – but you see where I am: teaching verse-writing and other things in the University of California....
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
Grinnell, Iowa, May 13, 1899.
My dear friend Markham:-
It was a joy to get your word of greeting. Some times I get very tired of heart and rather battle-stricken in the midst of the holy war, and it is only through the fellowship of such spirits as...
Slave trade--North America; Slaves--Connecticut--New London; Slavery--Connecticut--New London
Document on one leaf in three hands. On top, a contract signed by Dudley Saltonstall promising to "carry to North American for sale" a "negroe girl named Mimba." On bottom, a reciept for the sale of the slave Mimba dated June 4, 1763. On back,...
This copy has been washed and deacidified. It has been trimmed along the edges (with page numbers cut off the bottom), and bound. Cover has stains and discoloration. Information written in pencil on front cover. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
Bill describes his joy at receiving one of Marjorie's letters, aside from getting cigarettes. He wants to meet her when he gets home and will picket her house if she doesn't send him a photograph soon. He says that he is waiting to take a shower...
Overall in good condition, some smudges on cover. Papers are yellowing, darkening around edges. Dark stain on middle right section of outside cover. Outside back cover has some tears, adhesive and paper residue. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
Four-page letter dated September 17, 1854, from D. McF. [Daniel McFarland] in Sauk City [Wisconsin] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], describing his circumstances in Wisconsin, and his plans to move further West.