Letter 1919, Jan. 29, New York City to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / John Haynes Holmes. 1919.

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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. Letter 1919, Jan. 29, New York City to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / John Haynes Holmes.

Letter 1919, Jan. 29, New York City to Mr. Edwin Markham, Staten Island / John Haynes Holmes. 1919.

He sends his heartiest thanks to Mr. Markham for the copy of " Hymn of Peace and Goodwill". It meant so much to him, that is was inscribed " dear and honored friend". When he gave "The Hymn" to Mr. Fisher. his musical director, it was given with a request. That it be sung promptly at one of our services. He also says that his music and Mr. Markham's words make a wonderful combination.

1 p. on 1 leaf ; 18-25 cm.

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Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940

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California poet. Raised near Vacaville, became a schoolteacher in Coloma and later in Oakland. Became famous overnight with publication of "The Man with a Hoe," his protest against brutalization of labor, in "San Francisco Examiner" (January 15, 1899). Following this success Markham moved to New York where he scored another triumph with "Lincoln and Other Poems" (1901). He became a well-known reader of his own poems and lecturer of idealistic views, but his creative output for remainder of life ...

Fisher, Mr.

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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...