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[Document] A Word at the Beginning


A Word At The Beginning
In the eager pages of this little volume we find a spirit deeply touched with the love of humanity, a spirit alive to all its raptures and despairs. These verses are written by one of the vibrant and valorous souls of the Far…

[Letter ca. 1902] August 11 [to] Mr. Markham


Aug. 11
Dear Mr. Markham,
I am not sure whether this will find you home at this time of the year; but if not, it will probably be forwarded.
I have received a letter from Edward Carpenter by this mail asking me to forward him a copy of your poems,…

[Letter ca. 1902] June 12 [to] Mr. Markham


June 12
Dear Mr. Markham,
I have been wanting to ask you for a portrait of yourself for my room. Won’t you please send me one? I liked that San Francisco photograph (used in The Comrade); also one I saw in Rockwood’s the other day. Please send…

[Letter ca. 1907] May 20, New York [to] Mr. Markham


May 20
Dear Mr. Markham,
Thanks for the poem, which we had already taken from the “Journal” and which will appear in next week’s issue.
I think that it is far away the best and truest picture of this phase of modern Mammonism that I ever…

[Letter ca. 1907] The Helicon Home Colony, Englewood, N.J.


A month ago I sent out a confidential statement regarding the affairs of the colony. I succeeded in raising $16000, to be expended for either cottages or a dormitory building. Since then there has been a…

[Letter ca. 1915] January 5, Croton, N.Y. [to] Mr. Markham


Croton N Y Jan 5th
Dear Mr Markham:
I have your secty's note, with enclosures. I am much indebted to you for your kindness. I cannot tell for some time what I shall use of the material-- except that it will include the Man with the Hoe, and a…

[Letter ca. April 1]


A meeting is hereby called for 4 P.M. Monday, April 1st, at Room 80 Bible House, to organize a New York Branch of the Christian Socialist Fellowship. A plan has been developed for carrying our message to the New York Churches, but it is necessary to…

[Letter to] Comrade


Dear Comrade:
In recognition of the valuable services which you have rendered the cause in times past and wishing to encourage the members of our Active Working Force, we take you into our confidence and count upon you to co-operate with us in…

[Letter, ca. 1907 February 26], [to] Mr. Markham, West New Brighton, Staten Island


Monday 1907
Dear Mr. Markham,
We were all greatly disappointed that you were not able to come to Monroe on Sunday. You missed more than you will ever know.
We had a tremendous meeting; all the countryside was out. And Brother Graham and Sister…

[Letter] [to] Friend


Dear Friend :
I wish to inform the readers of "Upton Sinclair's" concerning "Jimmie Higgins".
Last spring it appeared that the war was going to last a long time, 'and that "Jimmie Higgins" would have to…