April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
Jan 10 1919
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your letter written a month ago has wandered about after me, reaching me incredibly late. I’d come for you gladly – but you see where I am: teaching verse-writing and other things in the University of California....
Dear Mr. Markham,
We were all greatly disappointed that you were not able to come to Monroe on Sunday. You missed more than you will ever know.
We had a tremendous meeting; all the countryside was out. And Brother Graham and Sister Rose...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
Dear Mr. Markham:
The great little book has been duly received, and finding me too ill to rise from my bed, has charmed and strengthened me. How strong the poems are! _How full of a noble and virile humanity! I was familiar with the...
Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
July 12, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
Staten Island, N.Y.
My Dear Mr. Markham:
On Sept. 25th we are going to hold our first meeting and concert at Madison Square Garden, as you probably have read through the page ads in...
Aug. 3, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:
Your letter of the 2d received. Of course, what I wanted was to have an original poem for the Madison Square Garden meeting dedicated specially for the...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Nantucket; Whig Party (U.S.)
Four-page letter dated May 5, 1846, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Nantucket [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] addressing rumors of Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant and discussing the Whigs "on occasion of [Edward] Everett's...
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.
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815; Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816; Hudson River; Correspondence; Revenue; New York (State); Erie Canal;
Page twelve of the pamphlet consisting of a letter written by Robert Fulton to Gouverneur Morris dated February 22d, 1814 with the response by Morris dated March 3, 1814. Fulton and Morris, both supporters of the canal, exchanged letters on the...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report Enlargement;Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894;...
Page 34 of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. This page summarizes and highlights the devastating consequences to Troy if the canal were re-routed to bypass the city.
A Bronx soldier, awarded a Bronze Star in the Korean War, is joined by his family at Defense Bond Square at the overpass of Fordham Rd. & the Grand Concourse. The occasion is the first U.S. Defense Bond drive in the Bronx. On the left is a Heroes...
Interior view of the new bank showing some of the people waiting to open accounts. More than 10,000 people visted the bank on opening day, opening nearly 7,000 accounts totaling over $318,000. Women were given orchids flown in from Hawaii for the...
Awarding of gold medal to John L. Wade, tug boat captain, for his role in saving life on the occasion of the burning of the steamer General Slocum on June 15, 1904. Also included is a verbatim copy of the text of Capt. Wade's first hand account of...