- 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.
- Letter from John A. Collins, Henry W. Williams and [missing from bottom of page], committee members of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society in Boston, inviting Increase S. Smith, from Hingham, Massachusetts, to pariticipate in the eleventh anniversary of the Society. Names participants Nathaniel C. [Peabody?] Rogers, Thomas Earle, J. C. Fuller, C. C. Burleigh, J. C. Hathaway, and George Bradburn.
- Unsigned letter addressed to Mr. Blanchard regarding building plans for the "Copeland Estate at Quincy," discussing the construction of basements and cellars underneath a particular building. Dated Boston, Mary 1856. On back, extensive list of names titled "Early Abolitionists" dated December 16, 1831, identifying several notable abolitionists including William Lloyd Garrison and David Lee Child.