March Eleven Nineteen Fifteen
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:-
Your opinion as a literary man would be very welcome to me on an educational matter which I have evolved. It is needless to say Mr. Markham,...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page letter dated April 13, 1851, from L. [Lysander] Spooner to [George] Bradburn, discussing his idea for Bradburn to stay in Boston by founding a weekly paper called "the Anti-Slavery Constitutionalist."
March 9, 1910.
Under our present social system, all gifts, like the Rockefeller gift, are commendable. For they recognize the obligation of men to society, and the idea of social obligation is the most important of all ideas that can be impressed...
James writes to his mother that contrary to the advice of Vincent "Jimmy" Sheean, he has decided to enlist to fight. He also asked Ernest Hemingway for advice; he thought it was a noble idea, but a personal one. James includes on page two his...
Harry introduces himself and tries to give Marjorie an idea of the kind of person Bill Bailey is. He tells her that is was Bailey who ripped the Nazi flag off the Bremmer and tossed it into the harbor in 1935. Harry admits that he like Bill Bailey...
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...
Feb. 1, 1910.
Mr. Edward Markham,
Westerleigh, S.I. N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
I had a talk with Mr. Joseph Fels, of the Fels Soap Company, Philadelphia, about an idea of mine regarding an endowment for prizes etc. to be given to...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...