“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,...
Dec 9 1903
Mrs. Catherine Markham
West New Brighton N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your valued favor was received during my absence from the city. Each word has been noted with interest and appreciation. I certainly must confess to having misinterpreted...
March 23, 1912
Resolved: That Socialism is the only solution of the trust problem.
Carnegie Hall, Saturday evening, April 27, 1912,
Morris Hillquit and Samuel Untermyer will debate in Carnegie Hall on Saturday evening,...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
July 4, 1917.
Dear Mr. Markham,
On May 30, I mailed to you a cheque for $2.60 to pay for the copy of “California the Wonderful” that you had to so kindly sent to me. I should not trouble you to acknowledge receipt; but I have just received from...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
May 16, 1908
West New Brighton,
Please send to J.M. Guilliams, State Normal School, Bowling Green, Ky., Box 164, a volume of “The Man With The Hoe and Other Poems”, and also “Lincoln and other Poems”...
Oct. 10, 1899.
My Dear Friend Markham:
Will you kindly let me know at once if you can lecture here, when you come west in December, and if so at what time? We, of course, want to pay your usual terms. Can you give us a definite date? I devoutly...
Sept 30 1903
Mr. Edwin Markham
Staten Island N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your notes of the 3” and 7” inst. In reference to the poem of Mr. Max Ehrmann were received during my absence from the city and I note with regret that you do not...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I thank you very heartily for your kind word and invitation. To come for two or three days would be, I fear, impossible, as I am now working regular office hours. It would be a great pleasure, however, to pay you a...
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
Fulton, Robert, 1765-1815; Morris, Gouverneur, 1752-1816; Hudson River; Correspondence; Revenue; New York (State); Erie Canal; Pamphlet;
Page ten 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...
23 Belmont Terrace,
Jan’y 7 – 1905
My Dear Mr. Markham:
There has been established here in Yonkers lately a “People’s Forum”. It is absolutely non-partisan and unsectarian and it’s chief aim if the maintainance...
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...
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...