Four-page deposition of Robert Tailor, Junior, of Westmoreland County [Pennsylvania] describing the transfer of ownership of slave Brice Herring from the late Robert Tailor [Senior] to Isaac Barr of Fayette County, Kentucke [Kentucky]. Transcribed...
Two-page deposition of William Shekly of Mount Pleasant [Pennsylvania], regarding an act of general assembly made by "a female negroe [negro] named Phebe." Recorded and signed by Jacob Spangler [Deputy Surveyor of York County, Pennsylvania] for ...
Letter from Diman Royal of Bristol [Rhode Island] requesting information from Captain Nutson [Nutston?] regarding the whereabouts of Captain Littlefield, after he set sail from the Gold Coast. Includes tabulations on verso.
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...
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...
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...
1419 Bolton St.,
Baltimore, Md., Feb. 22, 1915.
My dear Mrs. Markham,
When we were arranging for the coming general conference of the Christian Socialist Fellowship, I begged the Hospitality Committee to give Mrs. Tappan and me the pleasure of...
New York, N.Y.
We hand you herewith the first Book-list (“A”) and graded groups of the best Radical books for Circulating Socialist Libraries which the People’s College...
PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT OF AUTUMN CONFERENCE OF THE INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCIALIST SOCIETY to be held at BELLPORT, LONG ISLAND September 18-24, 1917.
You are cordially invited to attend the Autumn Conference of the Intercollegiate...
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...
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...
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...
Beloved Edwin Markham, Comrade of The Dawn, Brave Dreamer of Brave Dreams, Courageous Champion of The Oppressed, and World’s Greatest Living Poet,
Thank You! It is too good to be true that you are with us once more and that...
Dear Comrade Markham,
I am trying to take advantage of your regretted absence at our “meeting”, which lacked only your crowning presence, by working daily on new sonnets, so that, with many more delays, you will find a...
Libel and slander--United States; Judicial opinions--United States
Manuscript copy of four documents on one sheet in the hand of Lysander Spooner. At front, a manuscript copy of judicial records from the State of New York Supreme Court case between Gerrit Smith and Royal Phelps dated April 17, 1860, stating that...
Slaves--New York (State)--Brooklyn; Slavery--New York (State)--Brooklyn
Two-page memorandum regarding the sale of a "negro wench and child sold at publick vendue [sic], to Mrs. Elsworth for eight pound." Includes list of 3 "articles" outlining the terms of sale set forth by executor William Elsworth. Signed by...