- 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.
- Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts], dated March 12, 1856, to "Gerrit Smith, Lewis Tappan, William Goodell and others" dated March 12, 1856, explaining the reasons that Spooner has not joined the Liberty Party. At end, an additional note addressed to Gerrit Smith, requesting that he read the letter and then foward on to Goodell if he thinks it proper.
- Remarks given [probably by Samuel or William Vernon] regarding a case against Captain Thomas Rogers, who is accused of producing falsified trade books and trading to his own benefit in Barbados, Cape de Verdes, St. Christopher, and Isle de Los. Includes copy of inventory of goods provided Rogers by the owners of the ship, as well as a list of goods found to be deficient. Note at right, "Remarks to be make aware of in y'e [the] action for breach of orders."