Two-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated July 3, 1862, discussing Spooner's work, "Diest's Reply" [The Diest's Reply to the Alleged Supernatural Evidences of Christianity].
Dear Mr. Markham,
Thanks for the poem, which we had already taken from the “Journal” and which will appear in next week’s issue.
I think that it is far away the best and truest picture of this phase of modern Mammonism that I ever...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--Peterboro
Two-page letter dated September 17, 1862,from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner discussing the bequeathment of his property and his poor health. This letter is part of the Slavery Collection in New-York Historical Society.
June 1, 1895
Prof. C. E. Markham,
Dimond, Alameda Co. Cal.
My dear Friend Markham:-
I write to ask you for a service—not for myself as an individual, but only for myself as a witness for a divine order of things than that in which we live. I find...
241 Tremont St., Boston
Mr. C. E. Markham.
Pray pardon delay in attending to your letter. It was owing to a process of rearrangement and moving of our tracts which made some of them inaccessible. Even now we can find no...
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...
Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925. Between Caesar and Jesus
Grinnell, Ia., Dec. 26, 1899.
I am sending you by today’s mail the autograph copy of my “Between Caesar and Jesus,” which I tried so hard to give you while you were here. I am so glad you have relented, and will let me send...
July 6th, 1899.
This will introduce to you Mr. Markham, who has written other verse as living as “The Man with the Hoe.” He is one of my dearest friends, and I want you to know him, and love him.
July 6th, 1899
My dear Mrs. Deland,
This will introduce to Charles Edwin Markham, the poet who has written other verse as living as “The Man With The Hoe.” He is one of my dearest friends and I want to you to know...
July 6th, 1899
My Dear Comrade:
I send immediately the two letters of introduction. I also wanted you to meet Mr. Edwin D. Mead, editor of “The New England Magazine.” But he is a friend of Mr. Mills, and you must ask Mr. Mills to...
Grinnell, Iowa, May 13, 1899.
My dear friend Markham:-
It was a joy to get your word of greeting. Some times I get very tired of heart and rather battle-stricken in the midst of the holy war, and it is only through the fellowship of such spirits as...
Oct. 10, 1899.
My Dear Friend Markham:
Will you kindly let me know at once if you can lecture here, when you come west in December, and if so at what time? We, of course, want to pay your usual terms. Can you give us a definite date? I devoutly...
Oct. 24, 1899.
My dear comrade:
I am delighted that you can come and lecture, and have so informed the students. I am eagerly anticipating your visit also, as I shall be sailing for Europe and Palestine the last of January and have many things I...
Sept. 19, 1899.
My Dear Friend:
What shall I do with this, burn it or publish it? I am not a poet, as I hardly need to say. But I began this ten years ago, now and then adding a line or two, on a quiet Sunday. Last Sunday night, in the quiet, I...