- Manuscript copy in Lysander Spooner's hand of a seven-page letter dated February 18, 1854, from Charles D. Cleveland to Lysander Spooner, Wendell Phillips, and Francis Jackson, explaining his interest in Captain Daniel Drayton, and expressing his dismay at the negative tone of their response to his letter that he hoped to have printed in the Commonwealth.
- Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steamer Baltimore of Washington from the port of Alexandria. Includes names of ship's Master, John Rogers, shipper J. N. Stark, collector Edward S. Hough and four slaves, Jane Diggs, Richard Diggs, Betsy Sanders and Charles Sanders.
- Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Athol, Massachusetts, dated April 27, 1847, responding to Spooner's request for funds to support him during a visit to Boston as he writes his newest book. Includes list of names from whom Smith has collected funds, including S. E. Sewall, E. G. Loring, and H. B. Stanton.