Tappan thanks Markham for visiting Baltimore and invites Markham to visit again. He requests a handwritten copy of "The Man With The Hoe" and other poems so he can have them framed and hung at his school.
Tappan writes to Mrs. Markham expressing disappointment that the Markhams will not be able to attend the Christian Socialist Fellowship conference. Tappan offers to read Markham's labor poems at the conference.
Abbott thanks Markham for a letter and poems, including those inscribed for Rev. Leon Rosser Land, leader of the Bronx Free Fellowship. Abbott also writes of the death of his wife, which was a release from her affliction [multiple sclerosis].
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.
Bynner sends a copy of a previous letter with note stating he is not sure the letter was received. In the original letter, Bynner wrote about a contest within the Poetry Society as well as possible successors to the presidency of the Society. He...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
A request from the Christian Socialist for a copy of Markham's books to be sent to someone, with the money enclosed. Markham is also asked about a previous request for his book which has not been fulfilled.
Carr writes to Markham thanking him for his generous monetary donation as well as praising Markham's poems and books. Carr writes about the use of Markham's work in the magazine and brings up possible deals with the publishers of Markham's books.