Dear Mr. Markham,
Thanks – a thousand thanks! – for the little birthday gift. I know the “Eclogues” only by reputation, and want to make them my own, in the real sense.
I am sending a screamingly funny cartoon of our Monday lunch...
2970 Marion Ave., Bronx, New York City.
Jan. 15, ‘31
Dear Mr. Markham,
Your letter, with its enclosures, was an inspiration. These poems were among the very first of yours that I read (how long ago!) and they are very dear to me. Mr. Land’s...
Depositions--United States; Slavery--United States
Two-page deposition of John Champneys describing the circumstances surrounding charges of financial support for William Binnie [Junior], the "negro wench Jenny" and her children. Champneys purchased Jenny at "St. Augustine's when the whole property...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
Dec. 23, 1912
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Please send one copy of “Lincoln and Other Poems” and one copy of “The Man with the Hoe and other Poems” to A.W. Calhoun, Hopkinton, Iowa. Enclosed find $1.50 for...
March 3rd 1903
My Dear Mr. Markham:
Need I say how much we appreciate your kind response to our “fair” circular? The gift of your two books will, I know, be greatly appreciated all ‘round by our friends – in their name – Thanks! I had not...
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...
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...
Slaves--Kentucky--Harrison County; Slavery--Kentucky--Harrison County
Two-page deed of gift between Abner George and his daughter Lucinda George regarding one slave boy named Malan, one slave boy named Sandy, and one slave girl named Delilah, in Harrison County, Kentucky.
Slaves--Kentucky--Lincoln County; Slavery--Kentucky--Lincoln County
Two-page deed of gift between E. Pennington and his three daughters, wherein he gives to Lerisa Shanks the slave woman Mary, to Paulina H. Fisher the slave girl named Aggy, and to Martha Isabella Omsley the slave girl Ruth, in Lincoln County,...