February 13, 1907
My dear Mrs. Markham:
The letter which you so kindly enclose opens up too many questions to be considered in a letter.
(I) It is not “an accepted theory” that the more competition the better, except of course, by the...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
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...
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...
March 9, 1912.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mr. Markham:
It has become rather urgently necessary for me to get Mr. Everett’s poems back within the next few days. Of course I want your opinion on them, but I...
June 9th, 1929.
Dear Mr. Markham:
I have been keeping your letter (as I know you are not home yet,) waiting for the Bush of Brotherhood to blossom so I could send you some of the leaves. And that is well for now I can tell you more of Dr. Scott’s...
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...
Transcript of letter: October 22, 1940. Dear Mr. Klapper: I have not yet answered your letters of October 2nd and the 9th because we have been receiving various instructions from Switzerland up to yesterday, and therefore were not in a position to...
Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
Antislavery movements; Abolitionists--New York; American Anti-Slavery Society
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld in New York City regarding the appointments of Brother Wright [probably Theodore S. Wright] to the position of Editor and Brother Bring to the position of Secretary in...
Riverdale Children's Association; Colored Orphan Asylum (New York, N.Y.); Association for the Benefit of Colored Orphans (New York, N.Y.); Charities--New York (State)--New York; Children, Black--New York (State)--New York; African American...
The records of the Colored Orphan Asylum document the activities of the institution from 1836 to 1972, with the bulk of the records falling between 1850 and 1936. The records include minutes of general meetings, the Executive Committee, the...
Eleven year old Mary Le Greico appealed to Street Cleaning Deputy Commissioner Patrick H. Quinn for her father who, she said was "a strong man, worked hard … so why couldn't he get a position with the street-cleaning department?"