Two-page letter and envelope from C. B. [Charles Baldwin] Sedgwick in Syracuse [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, dated August 16, 1860, regarding several lawsuits involving R. [Royal] Phelps the [Boston] Herald, and the Journal of Commerce.
One-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated July 25, 1860, notifying that he has heard "at last" from Sedgwick and mentions a copy of a letter from John Cochrane that he has forwarded.
One-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated July 22, 1860, referring to a manuscript copy of Smith's letter written to his nephew, John Cochrane regarding his libel suit, which he indicates is enclosed.
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.