March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
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...
West New Brighton, N.Y.
June 30, 1928
My Dear Darwin J. Meserole:
My hearty and highest thanks for your comrade greetings on my seventy-sixth birthday. I shall long remember your words, “live many years to disturb the existing order of...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I enclose you a programme of the work of the Civitas Club for the present season. They are very desirous of having your thought to aid us on the afternoon of Febr. Twenty-eight at three oclock. Could you talk to us for twenty...
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...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
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...
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...
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....
Illustration of portrait [Martha Washington? and list of address of locations selling Martha Washington Candies including Namm's on Fulton Street. Verso side: text,"To further introduce our candies to the residents of New York City, we make the...
Drawing taken from the book "The Symbol of American Achievement." Upon the site of the historic old Waldorf Astoria, stands the Empire State Building, the highest structure in the world. Its tower designed as a mooring mast for airships is often...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Hon. D. [David] Wilmot, in which he responds to a letter from Wilmot discussing slavery and the United States Constitution, and sends him a copy of Lysander...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
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...