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...
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...
February 5, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I thank you for your beautiful letter and I assure you that it is deeply appreciated. There are only going to be a few who will...
Westerleigh, Staten Island, N.Y.,
Sept. 3, 1903.
Dear Mr. Debs,--Your very welcome letter has this moment come to hand. What you say of Mr. Ehrmann gives me an interest in him at once. If I find that I can do so conscientiously, and can arrange...
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...
April 13, 1912
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Would it be possible for you to attend the Christian Socialist Fellowship Conference at Buffalo, April 25-28? We would be greatly honored and delighted to have...
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,...
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...
December 22, 1921
Dear Mrs. Markham:
This is only a post-script. I have just seen the Bulletin, and am wondering why you did not include A CANTICLE OF PAN as one of the books withdrawn from the prize contest. What is fair to the others ought also...
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...
Fair, but clipping attached is somewhat brittle and heavily yellowed. Smudged ink on provenance label. Edges of paper are very worn. Paper torn on top right section of [page 3]. This copy has been washed and deacidified, rebound in acid-free...