Nov. 1, 1911.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mr. Markham:
I am taking the liberty without asking your permission, of sending you a little book of poems which has been submitted to us in manuscript by their author, Herbert...
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...