Grierson writes to Markham about an array of topics including various social issues and the financial independence of writers and poets and how it restrains them from criticizing certain men and writing about certain topics.
Tappan writes to Mrs. Markham expressing disappointment that the Markhams will not be able to attend the Christian Socialist Fellowship conference. Tappan offers to read Markham's labor poems at the conference.
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Tappan writes to Markham about a check that has not been cashed and asks if Markham received it. Tappan also writes to persuade Markham to spend some time at his summer camp for boys, Camp Kah-Goon-Wah.
Tappan thanks Markham for visiting Baltimore and invites Markham to visit again. He requests a handwritten copy of "The Man With The Hoe" and other poems so he can have them framed and hung at his school.
Abbott thanks Markham for a letter and poems, including those inscribed for Rev. Leon Rosser Land, leader of the Bronx Free Fellowship. Abbott also writes of the death of his wife, which was a release from her affliction [multiple sclerosis].
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...