Markham writes to Kerensky about Russia and his great importance there, comparing Kerensky to the likes of Washington and Mazzini. Markham also writes about sending his poems to Kerensky, especially "Russia, Arise."
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.
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
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...