- Two document on one leaf. On front, petition dated January 4, 1709, by "Jack O [sic] Negro]" of Boston [Massachusets] to marry "Esther, a negro servant" despite witheld consent from his master, Mr. Gutteridge. On back, petition dated March 30, 1780, by Mercy Turner to divorce her husband Philip Turner.
- Three-page printed circular letter from the American Anti-Slavery Society, soliciting donations that will support the "gratuitous distribution" of anti-slavery publications in pro-slavery areas. Followed by manuscript note from H. B. Stanton to Francis Jackson in Boston, Mass., giving a personal apppeal for funds.
- List of donations [to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society] from ca. 110 people belonging to various churches. Divided into columns labeled Orthodox, Baptists, Methodist, and Unitarian. Some of the names included in the list are: James Trask Woodbury, G. Buckingham Wilcox, Giles Pease; E. A. (Edward Ainsley) Stockman, Abijah Stowell, Benjamin Whitmore, Luther Sheldon, Asaph Meriam, C. T. Tucker, and Charles Manning Bowers.