West New Brighton, N.Y. June 7, 1923
Dear Mr Carl Schurz Lowden:
Capital Punishment? No, I do not stand for it. First, I do not think that severe punishment necessarily acts as a strong deterrent. It is certainty of punishment, not severity of...
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
92 Waters Avenue, West,
New Brighton, N.Y.
My dear Mr. Markham:
I am forwarding you under separate cover a copy of “The Newer Justice” which is published by Ex-Judge McKenzie Cleland, who has practically given over...
New York City,
Sept. 13th, 1916.
My dear Mr. Marklan;
The Humanitarian Cult has organized a branch for the purpose of abolishing capitol punishment. Already some of the most notable men and women have joined the committee. On behalf...
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Mr. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton, N.Y.
Dear Mr. Markham:-
Your opinion as a literary man would be very welcome to me on an educational matter which I have evolved. It is needless to say Mr. Markham,...
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