Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to stand...
“FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER”
Chicago, April 5, 1912.
Dear Comrade of the Christian Socialist Fellowship:
Rev. Wm. A. Ward, with great courage and loyalty, took up the work of the Fellowship as General Secretary when the treasury was empty,...
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...
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am sending you under separate cover a letter from Mrs. Henry S[?], of Philadelphia. She is a Russian-Jewish lady – a great heart in a little lady.
They want to give you a hint of reception over there. There will be...
May 26th, 1917.
West New Brighton, L.I.
Was much disappointed to miss you at Mrs. Stockwell’s when I ran over at breakfast time Thursday morning, as I had a bee in my bonnet which I wished to put in your...
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...
LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
July 18 1899
My Dear Professor Markham:
Your good letter came in my absence. Permit me to thank you most warmly for your kind and generous expressions. The poem grew greater as the days go by, and continues to add fresh luster to your fame. Rarely...
Herron, George Davis, 1862-1925. Between Caesar and Jesus
Grinnell, Ia., Dec. 26, 1899.
I am sending you by today’s mail the autograph copy of my “Between Caesar and Jesus,” which I tried so hard to give you while you were here. I am so glad you have relented, and will let me send...
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...
July 31st., 1912.
Dear Comrade Mras:-
Your note is received. Answering I regret to say that I do not have a copy of Markham’s poem at hand at this moment. Let me suggest that you write to the author himself for it and he can doubtless furnish it...
2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated October 27, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, discussing Supreme Court decisions related to slavery, the death of Spooner's mother, and the public reception of his book [The...
Coffin, John,1756-1838; Campbell, George, 1736-1799; Perkins, Sergeant; Atwood, Isaac, Captain; Livingston, John William, Captain; Chapman, Thomas, Captain; Campbell, Dougall, Lieutenant; Great Britain. Army; Courts-martial and courts of...
Drafts of Major John Coffins statements in reply to the defense of Lieutenant-Colonel George Campbell at Campbells court martial. The first draft (eleven pages, numbered as 5,  leaves) is addressed to ""Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Board,""...
Fair, but clipping attached is somewhat brittle and heavily yellowed. Smudged ink on provenance label. Edges of paper are very worn. Paper torn on top right section of [page 3]. This copy has been washed and deacidified, rebound in acid-free...
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...
This copy has been washed and deacidified. It has been trimmed along the edges (with page numbers cut off the bottom), and bound. Cover has stains and discoloration. Information written in pencil on front cover. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...