New York City,
Sept. 13th, 1916.
My dear Mr. Marklan;
The Humanitarian Cult has organized a branch for the purpose of abolishing capitol punishment. Already some of the most notable men and women have joined the committee. On behalf...
July 30, 1917.
Mr. Edwin Markham,
92 Waters Ave.,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:
Your letter of the 26th received. Am I to understand that this poem is dedicated to The Cult and that you will recite it at Madison Square Garden? I have...
Tuesday Jan 20th 1914
Edwin Markham Esq.
92 Waters Ave
New Brighton, NY.
Dear Sir and Comrade,
I am about to arrange one or two large and interesting public affairs (of a popular educational character); one of them most probably with the Hon. Wm....
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:
I am deeply shocked to learn that Manhattanville has accepted a coloured girl as a Freshman for next year. I feel that this is a very...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated April 26, 1878, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for for his opinion on Herbert Spencer's "Unknowable" speech and advisement on the publication of a new...
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
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