Grierson writes to Markham about an array of topics including various social issues and the financial independence of writers and poets and how it restrains them from criticizing certain men and writing about certain topics.
Appelbaum writes to Markham inviting him to be part of the committee on capital punishment that has been organized by the Humanitarian Cult. Appelbaum also invites Markham to speak at an upcoming meeting.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thomson dated March 5, 1871, discussing the topic of monetary systems and asking if Thomson had received works that Spooner had sent the previous year.
Conference chairperson Betty Powell, Charlotte Bunch, an editor of Quest: a Feminist Quarterly; Barbara Gittings, long time gay activist; Julia P. Stanley, writer and feminist separatist. Partially visible: Bert Hansen.