Dec 9 1903
Mrs. Catherine Markham
West New Brighton N.Y.
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Your valued favor was received during my absence from the city. Each word has been noted with interest and appreciation. I certainly must confess to having misinterpreted...
March 29, 1920.
Dear Subscriber to the Liberator
Under the title “De-Lousing California” a private bulletin of the Oakland branch of the California Manufacturers’ Association says this:
“Oakland has interdicted the sale of The Liberator, a...
March 10, 1919.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
As I think I told you on February 23d, Mr. Elder did not call upon me at the Civic Club at six o’clock on February 23d to read...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I know that Ferdinand Earle wants you to go out to his place at Monroe as soon as you can go, as soon as you care to go.
I simply cannot very well go until Saturday noon – by the train (Erie Railroad) leaving Chambers...
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...
August 10, 1917
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:
I am in receipt of your letter of the 9th, and in reply would say that I think, perhaps, it would be better to publish your two poems in our September...
January 31st, 1907.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
Westerleigh Park, West New Brighton, Staten Island.
My dear Mr. Markham:-
One of the two rooms we have in mind is big enough to hold five or six thousand books, and you have no idea how blue the skies are out...
War casualties; Soldiers; Air warfare; Prisoners of war; Military mobilizations; Military officers; Nazis; Fascists;
Harry has just received a letter from Mim in response to his account of being at the front for the first time in July. He is now a hardened soldier; the planes and shells no longer bother him and dodging bullets is just a part of everyday life. ...
Military retreats; Air warfare; Military discharges;
Bill discusses the recent air raid over Barcelona which killed hundreds of women and children, but didn't attack the boats in the harbor. He mentions that the International Brigades will be clearing out of Spain in the next six weeks, and he...
Civil rights Religious aspects Catholic Church; Dammann, Grace Cowardin, 1872-1945; Discrimination in education; Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart; Social action
Letter of protest sent to President Dammann following decision to admit African American student
"Dear 'Reverend' Mother,
There is a rumor going about Saint Louis which is distressing us all very much. I just heard it this evening and am writing...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State); Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated December 13, 1850, from Stephen P. Andrews in New York City, to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, arranging an agreement for Andrews to promote the views of Spooner and other Boston abolitionists in exchange for an...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 16, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend [Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, responding to several pamphlets of Spooner's on American banking.
Four-page letter dated September 17, 1854, from D. McF. [Daniel McFarland] in Sauk City [Wisconsin] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], describing his circumstances in Wisconsin, and his plans to move further West.
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...