August 29, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton,
I have great pleasure in sending you a copy of the September “international” with the sonnet addressed to you by that great poet, Mr. John Jerome Rooney....
A bustling pierside scene at Buffalo Harbor, ca. 1916, at the mouth of the Buffalo River. Prominently featured at right are the limestone, octagonal "Old Main" Buffalo Light (built 1833), and a nearby wooden tower (a later addition, no longer...
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...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
Feb 14 ‘19
Your good visit of last night was like a breath of heaven to me , and a joy and God-send to the other members of the Civic Club. They will not forget the beauty and joyousness of your spirit for a long while and even I...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
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 New Brighton, N.Y.
June 30, 1928
My Dear Darwin J. Meserole:
My hearty and highest thanks for your comrade greetings on my seventy-sixth birthday. I shall long remember your words, “live many years to disturb the existing order of...
June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
Mr. Edward Markham,
New York City
Esteemed Friend and Fellow Worker: I am sending you under separate cover a copy of Oklahoma’s New Constitution which I hope will meet with your approval. I have heard that the Boston...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
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...
May 1st, 1906
Dear Mr. Markham:
The package about which you have been written, came to light and is going to you today. Two copies of each of your books “The Man With The Hoe” and “Lincoln and Other Poems” are going to you by this post,...
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...
This postcard depicts the Electric Light Works in Brockport, situated on the bank of the Erie Canal. A towpath runs alongside the canal on the opposing bank, and a vertical lift bridge can be seen in the distance.