Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
March 15, 1919
Dear Mr. Markham,
We are remembering that your birthday is in April – and we are looking forward to celebrating it. That will be one of the most joyful events that ever occurred at Christodora House. There is another way, too, in...
April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
Nov 21 1921
Dear Mrs. Markham:
The 29th will be quite all right. I’ll be there. If Squires accepts for the 29th, ask him to dine with us that evening and let me know his telephone –number, that I may reach him promptly. If we have Anderson...
Feb’y 23rd, 1912.
In response to many requests for publication we have now on the press Comrade William A. Prosser’s Open Letter and Challenge to Mr. Raymond Robins in answer to his attack on Socialism, as published in the...
May 20 1912
At the Buffalo Conference, Rev. Wm. A. Prosser, 4648 2nd Ave., Pittsburgh, Pa., was elected General Secretary, succeeding Rev. Wm. A. Ward, resigned. At the present time he has urgent need of a roster of all members, both of...
September 6, 1920
Your letters, all fillied with tender concern for me, reached my hand and thouched my heart. I understand your point of view. You think doubtless that my happiness depends upon my relation to some church, especially to...
March 9, 1910.
Under our present social system, all gifts, like the Rockefeller gift, are commendable. For they recognize the obligation of men to society, and the idea of social obligation is the most important of all ideas that can be impressed...
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
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...
March 4, 1912.
Mrs. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Unfortunately your kindly invitation did not reach me until this morning, so I was unable to be present at yesterday’s gathering. I regret this exceedingly, as...
1501 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles California,
March, 10, 1916
To My Dear Comrade Who Knows All Things:
I am so happy, happier than I have ever been in all my life, to think that my message is to reach the people; and that you are to write 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...
A large canal boat comprised of at least three sections, (GREAT WARDROBE) written on sign at the bow, is seen floating down the curve of a canal, with its reflection clearly visible on the surface of the water. On the left bank is a towpath and...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...