A sepia postcard showing a cargo ship and tug boat in a harbor with several warehouses to the left and right, including a Kellogg building to the ships' right. A drawbridge is lifted in the background, presumably to let the cargo ship pass...
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...
Four male children wearing band outfits and carrying musical instruments. One boy has possibly kicked another boy as three other boys watch. Gold background. Verso side: text,"Champion Baking Powder. Absolutely pure, strongest healthiest and best...
Beloved Edwin Markham, Comrade of The Dawn, Brave Dreamer of Brave Dreams, Courageous Champion of The Oppressed, and World’s Greatest Living Poet,
Thank You! It is too good to be true that you are with us once more and that...
Four-page letter dated September 17, 1854, from D. McF. [Daniel McFarland] in Sauk City [Wisconsin] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], describing his circumstances in Wisconsin, and his plans to move further West.
Jan 26, 1915
Dear Comrade Markham:
We have sent you two formal letters about being on the program of the Conference at Baltimore the last week in Feb., but your note at the bottom of your ballot – probably written before you received the other...
5 Via Benedetto da Maiano,
S. Domenico di Fiesole,
September 2, 1912.
Prof. Jno Ward Stimson,
I cannot tell you how sorry we were not to have come to you in...
Manuscript copy of a letter dated June 27, 1770, from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding remittance of payment to London merchant Thomas Adams. Followed by a letter that includes...
N.Y. City Nov. 14-16
Mrs. Edwin Markham
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your letter brought more pleasure than you can know, for to me Edwin Markham is about the greatest living poet in the world.—The Poet of Humanity – the Voice...
Nov. 1, 1911.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mr. Markham:
I am taking the liberty without asking your permission, of sending you a little book of poems which has been submitted to us in manuscript by their author, Herbert...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848; Syracuse (N.Y.); Salina (N.Y.); Packet boats; Travel and description; Forests; Mosquitoes.
Page 154 found in Chapter twelve in Volume one of Marryat's A Diary in America. Plagued by swarms of mosquitoes, the traveler arrives at Syracuse. He comments about the names of American cities: "I do detest these old names vamped up. Why do not...