“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. 3rd, 1907
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Comrade and Brother:-
Your generous letter containing draft for twenty-five dollars and the promise of an equal amount for our next three special editions was received. We are very...
Feb. 20, 1957
Dear Mr. Markham:
Thanks for your kind letter. I am glad to be in touch with you. I loved your father, and I defend his poetry whenever I have the chance..I have several of his poems autographed. I don’t need my letters to him, but...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
Jan 18, 1920.
My dear Percy Sickney Grant:
We are all watching with keen interest the swirl of events connected with free speech, and the swirl has especial interest for we since you are involved in it. I am aware of your brave and honorable words;...
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...
June 26, 1913
My Dear Markham:
Mrs. Markham wrote me a while ago about “Tiger”, my one-act play in the May Forum that you joined her in a message of commendation. She went on to say: “it carries its lesson with more of art than any of the...
One-page letter from J. R. [Joshua Reed] Giddings in Washington [D.C.] to Lysander Spooner dated January 1, 1852, praising him for his work, Trial By Jury. This letter is part of the Misc. Mass. Giddings, Joshua R. collection in the New-York...
One-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 7, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and asking him for a translation of Aristophanes.
Prof. Edwin Markham
Permit me to thank you from the depths of a grateful heart for the brave and awe-inspiring sentiments contained in your poem, “The Man With the Hoe.” It is like nothing else that has even been...
The collection includes three volumes, correspondence, and documents, 1768-1803, related to English abolitionist and reformer Granville Sharp. The first volume contains copies of letters and related documents, 1768-1773, sent to Granville Sharp,...
Westerleigh, Staten Island, N.Y.
Jan. 16, 1903.
Dear Mr. Wenning:
This note will be handed to you by my good friend Mr. John Martin of New York City. You two should know each other: you have similar sympathies and hopes, if I mistake not. Mr....