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 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...
J. William Lloyd and Leonard D. Abbott
West New Brighton N.Y.
July 7, 1910
I enclose check for two years’ subscription to your thoughtful chap-book “The Free Comrade.” I am not going to agree with all your pages, but I am...
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...
May 24, 1910.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
My dear Mr. Markham:-
Just a line to suggest that you write me that more extended letter on the subject of my endowment plan, as the Independent wishes to print some of the letters...
April 23, 1925.
To FRIENDS OF THE RADICAL AND LABOR MOVEMENT:
The American Fund for Public Service has voted to finance the publication of a series of standard works of literature and education in the service...
Sept. 24, 1899.
My beloved comrade:
Your letter brought joy to my soul, as every word of yours does, whether in poem or letter, or prose articles that I see in the papers. I wish I might see you, sometime between now and January. The latter part of...
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...
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...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
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...
Sailors' Snug Harbor History, Newspapers, SUNY Maritime College, Staten Island, New York
A newspaper article ""Sailors' Snug Harbor Auxiliary Planned,"" by Isabel Casey reports on a women's auxiliary committee in an attempt to interest the Sailors' Snug Harbor residents in new craft ideas with photo included.
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...
Three-page letter dated March 9, 1849, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, giving his criticism of Bradburn's newspaper article and discussing his refusal to "give any more ideas" to the Abolitionists without...
Two-page letter dated April 9, 1851, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn, asking Bradburn to not leave for Ohio until meeting to discuss Spooner's ideas for Bradburn's permanent employment in Boston.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.