Four-page letter from J. M. M'Kim to S. H. Gay detailing the escape of slave [Henry 'Box' Brown] from Richmond [Virginia] to Philadelphia [Pennsylvania] via overland express in a box. M'Kim requests that Gay refrain from publishing the story, and to 'send him on' to Francis Jackson.
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.
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)."