Beloved Edwin Markham, Comrade of The Dawn, Brave Dreamer of Brave Dreams, Courageous Champion of The Oppressed, and World’s Greatest Living Poet,
Thank You! It is too good to be true that you are with us once more and that...
September 7, 1908.
Under separate cover we are mailing you a copy of the last edition of my “Songs of Socialism” I trust that you may find this work interesting and quite an improvement upon the...
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...
Aug. 6, 1901
Dear Mr. Markham,
Many thanks for your kind note, received at Indianapolis on the eve of our most successful Socialist Convention. We expect to get our little magazine out on Sept. 15, and shall use your poem on the first page of the...
July 25, 1902
My Dear Mr. Markham:
Thank you very much for your kind response to my letter. I am quite certain that “The Muse of Labor” will prove to be in every way suited to our needs. Thank you also for your good words concerning “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,...
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...
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...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 30, 1871, thanking him for obtaining the assistance of [Arthur W. Austin] and discussing topics of slavery and monetary systems.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
Four-page letter and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated December 26, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], expressing desire to distribute his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] to members of the United States...