Letter from Arthur G. Homer, of New York City, to Francis Jackson asking for funds to help purchase two slaves belonging to a Williamsburg, Virginia, planter William Havis. They are the wife and child of a free black residing in New York, who has already procured several hundred dollars to buy their freedom.
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 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.
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)."
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.
Manuscript copy of Francis Jackson's response to a June 1, 1850, letter to Arthur G. Homer explaining reasons why he will not contribute funds towards the purchase of two slaves in Williamburg, Virginia, who are family to a free black man in New York.