Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Draft of an eight-page letter dated January 20, 1847, from [Lysander Spooner in Winchendon, Massachusetts] to George Bradburn discussing general news of the abolitionist movement and the progress of his writing of a work called "Poverty" and...
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in McKinley, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and writing that "it is the darkest looking prospect to do anything that I ever saw."
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, dated November 6, 1855, in which he expresses his pleasure that Spooner is writing an argument "on the Wilhelm case" and discusses the...
Four-page letter dated November 8, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Cleveland, Ohio, discussing abolitionist activities and news, and raising funds to support himself while writing a third chapter of...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Winchendon; Abolitionists--Ohio--Cleveland; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated January 20, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Winchendon [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn discussing general news of the abolitionist movement and the progress of his writing of a work called "Poverty."
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...
Sept. 19, 1899.
My Dear Friend:
What shall I do with this, burn it or publish it? I am not a poet, as I hardly need to say. But I began this ten years ago, now and then adding a line or two, on a quiet Sunday. Last Sunday night, in the quiet, I...
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....
March 10, 1901
Mr. Edwin Markham:
My Dear Mr. Markham:
Dr. Herron is to be in New York for a few days, and he and Miss Raud expect to lunch with us tomorrow (Monday) at 12:30 pm. Cannot you and Mrs. Markham also join us, so that we can all have a...
October 19, 1901
Dear Mr. Markham:
Your welcome letter came several days ago and I have been awaiting the proof sheets of this book. Ferguson, who was to review it, must, I fear, be headed off, as I now see that he is radically opposed to anything...
610 East 84th Street,
New York City,
April 8th, ’03.
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
Let me thank you for so promptly sending me the books, and for your kind courtesy in signing them all. I have delayed writing till I received your bill, but that not...
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...
Xmas Day, 1906
Dear Edwin Markham:
I am going to do my best through the pages of “The Craftsman” in an early issue to make the dear, stupid American public take notice of the fine work of Eugene Higgins. I know you will be in...
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...
I wish to contribute twenty five dollars to the fund of the Russian Revolutionists. Where ought I to send it? E.M.
Oct 26, 1906
Dear John Martin:
It was blessed to get your ringing word approving my child-labor articles in “The Cosmopolitan.”...
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...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I hope you will not think I am taking advantage of your kindness in writing you today. I repeated your remark to Viereck, and he repeated it to his publisher, Mr. Yard. Needless to say, both were greatly pleased. It...
11 Cambridge Parade
Twickenham, April 26th 1910
Dear Mr. Markham,
As I am not in the mood for writing my next New Age article, I shall now send you a line, having, this morning received your letter of the 19th night. I am glad you sent me that...