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,...
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...
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.
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...
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....
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...
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...
“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,...
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...
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;...
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...