2 Holworthy Hall,
May 7, 1912
My Dear Mr. Markham:-
I am writing without shame to ask a very great favor of you. Our Socialist club at Harvard is planning to have its annual dinner on or about Tuesday, May 21, and we are very...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Enlargement; Canal Bill; Loco Foco; Pamphlet
Page 16 of a sixteen page pamphlet on the Enlargement of the Erie Canal. In 1851, controversy arose regarding the enlargement of the canal. This shows excerpts from various New York newspapers voicing protest against the project to enlarge the Erie...
241 East 201st St., New York City.
Feb. 15, 1916.
It is long –too long-- since I have seen you. I have been thinking for some time of coming over to Staten Island to get a glimpse of you and to talk over old times. Now my young friend, Jacob...
April 30, 1919
Dear Mr. Atkins:-
I shall be happy to send you something for the Whitman Celebration. Do you want a poem of twenty or thirty lines or just a message of so many words? And how soon must you have it?...
December 27, 1916.
Are you one of those keenly interested in the modern revival of real Christianity in the churches? Do you want to see the ethical and religious phases of socialism given their due place in socialist propaganda? Then...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
Dear Mr. Markham:
The great little book has been duly received, and finding me too ill to rise from my bed, has charmed and strengthened me. How strong the poems are! _How full of a noble and virile humanity! I was familiar with the...
Princeton, N.J. Dec. 12, 1904.
Edwin Markham, Esq.,
C/O Funk & Wagnalls,
New York City.
I wish to set on foot a movement to organize an Intercollegiate Socialist Society, for the purpose of stimulating an interest in socialism among...
Grinnell, Iowa, April 21, 1898.
It was good to receive your greeting. Your words are full of the fellowship of your spirit. I thank you, and ask you to thank your Japanese friend on my behalf for the “Second Book of Fragments.” I...
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...
Commissioners; Report; Receipts; Expenditures; Marcy, W. L.; Holley, Myron; William Bouck C.; Seymour, Henry; Young, Samuel; New York (State); Erie Canal; Report
Page one of a four page report from the Comptroller, of the expenditures of the Canal Commissioners. Submitted In Assembly, March 17, 1823. This report exhibits the several sums paid to the acting canal commissioners, and the amount expended by...