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...
March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
July 5th, 1906.
Dear Edwin Markham-
I thank you very much for your kind letter about my play. You say:”There are some things we are all compelled to say nothing about in our plays and novels. I am stating a fact, not arguing a case.” I take it...
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
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...
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...
This copy has been washed and deacidified. It has been trimmed along the edges (with page numbers cut off the bottom), and bound. Cover has stains and discoloration. Information written in pencil on front cover. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.