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...
Dearly Beloved Madonna,
With love from
The Poet’s Garden
Ruth and Eugene
These roses from the Anna Catherine Markham rose bush, a living bough from the Christ Tree, planted by Edwin Markham and a leaf from the Tree for a Divine Mother which we...
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...
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,...
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...
June 1, 1895
Prof. C. E. Markham,
Dimond, Alameda Co. Cal.
My dear Friend Markham:-
I write to ask you for a service—not for myself as an individual, but only for myself as a witness for a divine order of things than that in which we live. I find...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
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