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...
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,...
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...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 4 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page includes a table of tolls...
Title page from the fifteen page report (pp. 1087-1103) of the committee that was appointed to explore the western waters of New York State in 1792 to examine the state of the Mohawk River from the town of Schenectady to Fort Schuyler. This early...
Feb’y 23rd, 1912.
In response to many requests for publication we have now on the press Comrade William A. Prosser’s Open Letter and Challenge to Mr. Raymond Robins in answer to his attack on Socialism, as published in the...
“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
February 19, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I have been working hard trying to get the Christian Socialist Fellowship movement going and have had two or three talks with Dr....
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
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...
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...
1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Feb. 22, 1915.
My dear Mrs. Markham,
When we were arranging for the coming general conference of the Christian Socialist Fellowship, I begged the Hospitality Committee to give Mrs. Tappan and me the pleasure of...
New York City,
Sept. 13th, 1916.
My dear Mr. Marklan;
The Humanitarian Cult has organized a branch for the purpose of abolishing capitol punishment. Already some of the most notable men and women have joined the committee. On behalf...
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...
Page 1100 from the fifteen page report (pp. 1087-1103) of the committee that was appointed to explore the western waters of New York State in 1792 to examine the state of the Mohawk River from the town of Schenectady to Fort Schuyler. This early...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Inland navigation; Finance; Hudson Canal Company; Enlargement; Finance; Tolls; Land Grants; Taxes; Stock certificate
25x19 cm. A New York State 5 per cent stock certificate signed by J. Williams, treasurer, issued to Charles Dening in 1839. Financing of the building and the enlargement of the canal was raised through the issuance of stock certificates,...
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.
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...
Fair. Discoloration throughout. Information written in ink and pencil throughout. This catalogue has been washed and deacidified and rebound in an acid-free sleeve. Full measurements: 20.6 cm (H) x 14.2 cm (W).