List of 24 Massachusetts citizens who agreed to take slaves "let against their names." Includes the number of slaves for each person. On back, a proposition for the erection of a "spacious hall in which free decision may be had," with subscription details.
Undated letter from Francis Jackson, Edmund Quincy, and William Bassett to the editor of the Boston Transcript [Lynde Walter] reagrding an advertisement taken out by The Liberator's editor [Isaac] Knapp.
Unsigned manuscript letter from "the friends of William Lloyd Garrison," soliciting donations with which they hope to buy him a home. Names trustees Ellis Gray Loring, Francis Jackson and Samuel Philbrick.
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 letter from Ellis Gray Loring to Andrew Robeson soliciting donations to operate the anti-slavery publication The Liberator, under the management of Francis Jackson, Samuel Philbrick, Edmund Quincy, William Bassett, and Loring.
Two-page letter from Francis Jackson, Samuel Philbrick, Ellis Gray Loring, William Bassett, and Edmund Quincy of Boston, [Massachusetts] to an unnamed addressee soliciting funds for the operation of The Liberator, an explaining a new subscription service.
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.
Two-page response letter from Abott Lawrence to Francis Jackson, Charles T. Hildreth, Thomas B. Sewall, and Ellis Gray Loring of Boston [Massachusetts] regarding his political position on slavery in the United States Congress.
Receipt for wages paid to Oliver Johnson "for services performed in the Office of the Liberator in 1839" from Francis Jackson. Also signed in pencil "M & W Johnson" and note on bottom left "(Genl. Fessenden's pledge)."
4-page letter from Francis Jackson and Edmund Quincy to Wendell Phillips, giving a statement of affairs [either of the American Anti-Slavery Society or the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society]. Back of address sheet signed by Ellis Gray Loring.
Four-page letter from Francis Jackson, Charles T. Hildreth, Thomas B. Sewall, and Ellis Gray Loring of Boston [Massachusetts] to Abbott Lawrence inquiring about his political position on slavery in the United States Congress.