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...
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...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. California the wonderful
1419 Bolton St.,
May 31, 1917
Dear Mr. Markham,
When I got home yesterday from my work, I found “California the Wonderful” awaiting me. I should have written you last night but I was away from home on a delightful tour of the...
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...
Nov. 1, 1911.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Dear Mr. Markham:
I am taking the liberty without asking your permission, of sending you a little book of poems which has been submitted to us in manuscript by their author, Herbert...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I have your last letter in regard to our good friend Nelson, of St. Louis. I did not see him, however, this last time (tho I hear that he has been East again), so forwarded your letter to him at his St. Louis address.
Mr. Edward Markham,
New York City
Esteemed Friend and Fellow Worker: I am sending you under separate cover a copy of Oklahoma’s New Constitution which I hope will meet with your approval. I have heard that the Boston...
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."
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State); Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated December 28, 1850, from Stephen P. Andrews in New York City, to Lysander Spooner of Boston [Massachusetts], reporting on the distribution of books sent by Spooner to Freeman Hunt, [William Cullen] Bryant, [Horace] Greeley, and...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
Three-page letter dated April 22, 1861, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois], to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], giving his opinion of several pamphlets by Spooner and the political mood of Chicago.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 10, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Bangor, Maine, discussing general news of the abolitionist movement, mentioning Gerrit Smith, Mr. [Joshua?] Leavitt, and J. [James?]...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated October 27, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, discussing Supreme Court decisions related to slavery, the death of Spooner's mother, and the public reception of his book [The...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated March 5, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, responding to cirticisms of his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] and discussing the concept of "free banking" in the United...