Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
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.
The Intercollegiate Socialist Society sent invitations to the Hillquit-Untermyer debate about the Money Trust Problem and providing order slips to pay for and reserve seats at the debate at Carnegie Hall.
Abbott writes about starting "The Comrade" and asks Markham for a poem for the first issue. Abbott also writes about his holiday spent in the Adirondacks, Chicago, Buffalo, and at the Indianapolis Socialist Convention.
Sinclair writes about his new book, "The Way Out: What Lies Ahead for America." He also write a great deal about his book "Upton Sinclair Presents William Fox", and its influence on not only the United States but the world as well. He also writes...
Lemon thanks Markham for reading his play and asks permission to use his quotes for publicity. Lemon also writes a great deal about freedom of expression in the United States as compared to other countries and other time periods in history.