- Invitation for "the citizens of Boston" to assemble October 14 [no year given] at Faneuil Hall to discuss the "condition of the Fugitive Slaves, and the colored persons of this city, under the new Fugitive Slave Law." Signed by Josiah Quincy, J. Ingersoll Bowditch, Waterston, Robert; Samuel May, Ezra Lincoln, William Foster, William S. Andrews, William E. Coffin, and Charles F. Hovey.
- Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner 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. In the hand of Lysander Spooner.
- Two-page deposition of Samuel Whittelsey of Wallingford, Connecticut, describing a meeting between Reverend Mr. Joseph Noyse [Noyes] of New Haven [Connecticut], and Mr. Wharam Mather of South New Haven [Connecticut], where Mather asked for prayers because "the Devil had made some trouble among his Negroes." Whittelsey testifies that Mather suffered loss of memory and the he "never saw a man so broken." Note on verso, "Opened in Wendham [Windham] Superior Court - Sept. form 1749, pr. Wm. [William] Pitkin Assist."