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...
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...
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...
April 11th 1918.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Ave.
West New Brighton, N.Y.
As you will see from the enclosed announcement I have recently secured the controlling interest in the “International Monthly, Inc.” and shall henceforth,...
February 24, 1916.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton, New York.
My dear Markham:-
I thank you very much for your instant response to my letter, accepting the invitation to speak at the Christian Socialist Fellowship luncheon on...
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...
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...
May 14 1913
Dear Mrs. Markham:
Bless your hearts for promptly reassuring me as to Tiger! Your letter came when I was still wondering whether my friends and readers would understand my writing and printing it. As far as I have heard, the attacks...
1622 S. Spaulding Ave.
Los Angeles, California.
Aug. 20th, 1933.
Beloved Edwin Markham,
Great Poet, World Brother,
Hail! Hail! All of my heart to you wherever you are a’roaming—out there in Canada, back home in the U.S.A., or...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894; Commissioners; Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy; Report Enlargement;Erie Canal; New York (State); Troy; Canal route; Campbell, Allan, 1815-1894;...
Page 34 of a thirty-six page report of the Committee of the Common Council of the city of Troy. This page summarizes and highlights the devastating consequences to Troy if the canal were re-routed to bypass the city.
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 4 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page includes a table of tolls...
September 7, 1908.
Under separate cover we are mailing you a copy of the last edition of my “Songs of Socialism” I trust that you may find this work interesting and quite an improvement upon the...
c/o Y.M.C.A., Baltimore, Md
Dear friend & comrade,
Let me first thank you for the privilege & inspiration of hearing & meeting you here. As you spoke I seemed to see myself in a new light, & to know that at least I had found...
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...
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...
The Honorable A. F. Kerensky,
Premier of Russia
Dear and Honored Comrade:
The heart of the world is thrilling with the hopes of a Free Russia. We look to regenerated Russia to be the leader of the advancing Democracy of the world; so we feel that...