March 30, 1900.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
My dear Mr. Markham:-
By the time you receive this letter I will probably have your Easter poem in my hands, and you will probably have it off your mind, with the exception of the proof reading....
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...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am not sure whether this will find you home at this time of the year; but if not, it will probably be forwarded.
I have received a letter from Edward Carpenter by this mail asking me to forward him a copy of your poems,...
Slavery--New York (State)--New York; Fugitive slaves--New York
Two-page complaint by Sylvester Judson of New York City that his female slave, Isabel, had run away. States that J. [Judge] Warner [probably Henry Whiting Warner] and J. [Judge] Hopson [probably James Hopson] determined that Isabell remain in...
Tuesday Jan 20th 1914
Edwin Markham Esq.
92 Waters Ave
New Brighton, NY.
Dear Sir and Comrade,
I am about to arrange one or two large and interesting public affairs (of a popular educational character); one of them most probably with the Hon. Wm....
November 23, 1914.
Mrs. Rose Pastor Stokes,
Dear Little Rose:-
I had no idea when I left New York that I would be back again so soon, but I am just accepting an invitation to address the Twilight Club, 37 East 28th...
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...
Jan 26, 1915
Dear Comrade Markham:
We have sent you two formal letters about being on the program of the Conference at Baltimore the last week in Feb., but your note at the bottom of your ballot – probably written before you received the other...
April 17 1912
We have got about 20 names who will probably join our New York C.S.F. We are calling a meeting for [80 Bible House] Saturday Ap. 20 4. P.M. Do come if possible
Letter from Washington to Colonel Nathaniel Wade, apprising him of Arnold's treason. . Probably the first
letter written by Washington on this subject. The body of the letter is in the
handwriting of Alexander Hamilton.
From the original in the...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 4 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page includes a table of tolls...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 8, 1845, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Bangor [Maine] to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, describing several newspaper and circular reviews of Spooner's book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery],...
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...