June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
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...
April 13, 1912
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Would it be possible for you to attend the Christian Socialist Fellowship Conference at Buffalo, April 25-28? We would be greatly honored and delighted to have...
March 30, 1900.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
My dear Mr. Markham:-
By the time you receive this letter I will probably have your Easter poem in my hands, and you will probably have it off your mind, with the exception of the proof reading....
West New Brighton, N.Y. June 7, 1923
Dear Mr Carl Schurz Lowden:
Capital Punishment? No, I do not stand for it. First, I do not think that severe punishment necessarily acts as a strong deterrent. It is certainty of punishment, not severity of...
Four-page list of "hands on the farm at Terre au Beouf [Boeuf]" [of Louisiana] compiled by S. B. Davis, Mrs. R. Smith, P. C. Wederstrandt, and Henry Thompson. Includes names of 77 slaves listed by gender. List contributed by Thompson also gives...
Chapter V. At Tappan - Death; One footnote; A single embossed button is on the left hand side of the page, with the lettering "USA". On the right hand side of the page there is a layout of the Mabie Tavern as in 1780.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
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...