April 18, 1917
My dear Mrs. Markham;-
Many thanks for your kind invitation and note. We will be glad to see you Monday afternoon. We would like to take along with us Professor Kouznetzoff from Petrograd, now here, if possible. Can we do so? We...
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 10, 1919.
Mr. Edwin Markham
92 Waters Avenue,
West New Brighton,
Staten Island, New York.
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
As I think I told you on February 23d, Mr. Elder did not call upon me at the Civic Club at six o’clock on February 23d to read...
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...
Witter, Bynner, 1881-1968. Epithalamion and Elegy.
March 31, 1925
I thought my Epithalamion and Elegy was “first” one evening. I know it was. Shouldn’t it have been printed with the rest? Though I was in New York, I saw almost no one. I stayed away from everything – after that ...
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...
20 copies The Man With The Hoe
5 copies The Man With The Hoe and Other Poems
5 Eighty Songs at Eighty
(I want to start in a small way and see what I can do. The people like the books but they...
Personal message on back of postcard is addressed to a Miss F.E.L. Taylor, "Dear E, Is everything okay? I hope so. Have been thinking about you all and trust everything is O.K. now. Hope that stove and everything is working fine. Love, Mama." The...
Erie Canal; New York (State); New York; Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848; Syracuse (N.Y.); Salina (N.Y.); Packet boats; Travel and description; Forests; Mosquitoes.
Page 154 found in Chapter twelve in Volume one of Marryat's A Diary in America. Plagued by swarms of mosquitoes, the traveler arrives at Syracuse. He comments about the names of American cities: "I do detest these old names vamped up. Why do not...
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.