April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
The Poets’ Garden
Beloved “Edwin of the Song”
Hail! on this my happiest Thanksgiving. My heart overflows with gratitude for the great gifts you have given. I shall try always to be worthy and to carry on for...
February 19, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I have been working hard trying to get the Christian Socialist Fellowship movement going and have had two or three talks with Dr....
Sept. 24, 1899.
My beloved comrade:
Your letter brought joy to my soul, as every word of yours does, whether in poem or letter, or prose articles that I see in the papers. I wish I might see you, sometime between now and January. The latter part of...
New York State Legislature; Route; Construction; Excavation; Embankment; Locks; Aqueducts; Contractors; Damages; Shipping; Expenditures; Erie Canal; Commissioners; Champlain Canal; Clinton, Dewitt, 1769-1828; Rensselaer, Stephen Van, 1764-1839;...
Final page of a forty-six page annual report of the canal commissioners communicated to the legislature on January 15, 1819. This report was addressed to the New York State Legislature in obedience to the act entitiled "An act respecting navigable...
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...
June 19, 1912.
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
One of our members having suggested that you are interested in what we are doing, I trust that this, together with our particular desire to enroll you among our members, will serve as sufficient warrant for this...
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...
Slaves--Virginia--Louisa County; Slavery--Virginia--Caroline County
List of "fifteen men, tweny-five women, sixteen boys, and eleven girls, in all 67" slaves belonging to Mr. Edw'd [Edward] Ambler in Hanover and Louisa County [Virginia]. Includes names and ages of each slave. On back, later additions to document...
June 4, 1915.
Prof. Edwin Markham
West New Brighton, N.Y.
I have been thinking of you a great deal during the last three months. We were extremely sorry you could not come to the Conference at Baltimore. While it was a small...
New York, N.Y.
We hand you herewith the first Book-list (“A”) and graded groups of the best Radical books for Circulating Socialist Libraries which the People’s College...
In recognition of the valuable services which you have rendered the cause in times past and wishing to encourage the members of our Active Working Force, we take you into our confidence and count upon you to co-operate with us in...
Aug 27 1913
27 W. 11 St.
Dear Mr. Markham
Thank you sincerely for those enthusiastic words about my books. They came most opportunely when I was preparing a little list of [?] comments for a circular. It’s good to have this endorsement from a...
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
October 2, 1922.
I’m enclosing you a note which you may or may not read as you choose, at the October meeting. I feel sure that I have already sent you, either in my letter of resignation, or in some other, a message concerning Mr....