Printed circular by Elizur Wright, Jr., Secretary of the Anti-Texas Committee, asking Massachusetts citizens to collect signatures for petitions against the admittance of Texas into the Union as a Slave state. On back, list of ca. 40 names of participants.
Undated draft of a petition by S. E. Sewall to the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives to condemn the imprisonment of African American sailors when docked in particular United States ports.
Four-page circular for distribution to readers of The Liberator, soliciting donations and additional subscribers. Includes quotes of praise from several well-known abolitionists, such as Gerrit Smith and George Thompson.
Four-page agreement between William Lloyd Garrison, Francis Jackson, Isaac Knapp, Edmund Quincy, and William Bassett [of Boston, Massachusetts] for the financial and physcial operation of The Liberator. Followed by additional agreement dated December 22, 1838.