May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
The Honorable A. F. Kerensky,
Premier of Russia
Dear and Honored Comrade:
The heart of the world is thrilling with the hopes of a Free Russia. We look to regenerated Russia to be the leader of the advancing Democracy of the world; so we feel that...
Oct. 31 1906
My Dear Sir:
I am glad to get your encouraging word concerning my articles on the evils of Child Labor. Perhaps you may feel like sending in your name as a member of our Child Labor Federation. No financial obligation in becoming a...
Xmas Day, 1906
Dear Edwin Markham:
I am going to do my best through the pages of “The Craftsman” in an early issue to make the dear, stupid American public take notice of the fine work of Eugene Higgins. I know you will be in...
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...
April 11th 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Ave.
West New Brighton, N.Y.
As you will see from the enclosed announcement I have recently secured the controlling interest in the “International Monthly, Inc.” and shall henceforth,...
2970 Marion Ave., Bronx, New York City.
Jan. 15, ‘31
Dear Mr. Markham,
Your letter, with its enclosures, was an inspiration. These poems were among the very first of yours that I read (how long ago!) and they are very dear to me. Mr. Land’s...
241 East 201st St., New York City.
Feb. 15, 1916.
It is long –too long-- since I have seen you. I have been thinking for some time of coming over to Staten Island to get a glimpse of you and to talk over old times. Now my young friend, Jacob...
Feb 25 1902
My Dear Mr Markham,
Very reluctantly I return you the poem which I asked you for and which you kindly sent me. The multitude of which I am paid editor is owned by a Mr. Vrooman and he is making it so sensational and in my opinion,...
April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
June 26, 1913
My Dear Markham:
Mrs. Markham wrote me a while ago about “Tiger”, my one-act play in the May Forum that you joined her in a message of commendation. She went on to say: “it carries its lesson with more of art than any of the...
Witter, Bynner, 1881-1968. Epithalamion and Elegy.
March 31, 1925
I thought my Epithalamion and Elegy was “first” one evening. I know it was. Shouldn’t it have been printed with the rest? Though I was in New York, I saw almost no one. I stayed away from everything – after that ...
January 18 1908
Dear Mr. Markham:
I am very glad I wrote you inquiring, and have at once ordered another copy of this book sent you. I had not thought of the possibility of your noticing it in your department, though that would be a gratification...
Jan 10 1919
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your letter written a month ago has wandered about after me, reaching me incredibly late. I’d come for you gladly – but you see where I am: teaching verse-writing and other things in the University of California....
May 14 1913
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Bless your hearts for promptly reassuring me as to Tiger! Your letter came when I was still wondering whether my friends and readers would understand my writing and printing it. As far as I have heard, the attacks...
December 22, 1921
Dear Mrs. Markham:
This is only a post-script. I have just seen the Bulletin, and am wondering why you did not include A CANTICLE OF PAN as one of the books withdrawn from the prize contest. What is fair to the others ought also...
Box 1061 Santa Fe NM
You have not acknowledged my regretful resignation but I suppose it reached you. I had another copy of this note made for you here it is:
(Mrs. Ford[?] who is offering a prize for the best...