Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
1419 Bolton St.,
May 31, 1917
Dear Mr. Markham,
When I got home yesterday from my work, I found “California the Wonderful” awaiting me. I should have written you last night but I was away from home on a delightful tour of the...
160 Joralemon St.
Jan’y 13, 1900
Mr. Edwin Markham
545 3rd St., Brooklyn
My Dear Mr. Markham:
I have just written Dr. Herron telling him of your consent to speak - and perhaps read something from your writings – on the evening of the...
25 Willow Place,
Jany. 28 – 1911
My dear Mr. Markham:
To solve my ever-pressing bread and butter problem, I have contracted for a long series of lectures extending over the next two years. The manager of the Bureau is anxious to...
[top left corner of page] Had you not better give me the number of your P.O. Box
April 29, 1894
My Dear Friend.
I take pleasure in forwarding a package of papers containing “The Rule of Gold”. The last sermon previously...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to "Gerrit Smith, Lewis Tappan, William Goodell and others" dated March 12, 1856, explaining the reasons that Spooner has not joined the Liberty Party. At end, an additional note...
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
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...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I enclose you a programme of the work of the Civitas Club for the present season. They are very desirous of having your thought to aid us on the afternoon of Febr. Twenty-eight at three oclock. Could you talk to us for twenty...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
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...