Dec 9 1903
Mrs. Catherine Markham
West New Brighton N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your valued favor was received during my absence from the city. Each word has been noted with interest and appreciation. I certainly must confess to having misinterpreted...
March 8, 1909
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
I think I wrote you that owing to the technical point raised by Dr. Long, which through out the proposed new Constitution, adopted at New York last year, it was decided best...
Prof. Edwin Markham
Permit me to thank you from the depths of a grateful heart for the brave and awe-inspiring sentiments contained in your poem, “The Man With the Hoe.” It is like nothing else that has even been...
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
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...
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...
Dear Mrs. Markham,
Here is a little souvenir of the Westfield lunch-party. If you would like more of these photographs, either mounted or unmounted, I can get them at 25¢ apiece.
I am very sorry that Mr. Markham’s name was mixed up in...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page printed form letter dated February 27, 1856, announcing a "Mass-Convention at Syracuse, N.Y." on Wednesdsay, May 28, 1856, and asking for nominations for President and Vice President of the United States "not merely Anti-Slavery...
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...
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,...
Verplancke family; Mount Gulian (Fishkill, N.Y.); African Americans--New York (State)--Fishkill; Slaves--Maryland--Social conditions; Fugitive slaves--Maryland; Fishkill (N.Y.)--Social life and customs; Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)
James F. Brown (1793-1868) was the ex-slave gardener of the Verplanck family at Mount Gulian, Fishkill, New York. Brown was a runaway slave from Maryland, and the Verplancks purchased his time after he was found by his master. The collection...
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,...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Antislavery movements--United States
Draft of two-page letter dated September 19, 1845, from L. S. [Lysander Spooner] of Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn notifying him of the sale of the Boston Chronicle to Hiram Cummings, and encouraging him to "start a paper" in Boston...
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.
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.