Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld of New York City regarding correspondence with Mr. Caldwell and Ezekiel Birdseye as well as a humorous anecdote about a young travel companion named Florence.
Two-page letter from James Foster of Louisa [Virginia] to Colonel John Ambler of Richmond, Virginia, regarding the management of his plantation. Includes questions on clothing slaves and the treatment of Gilbert, a runaway from 'the mountains.'
Two-page letter from John Henderson of Natchez [Mississippi] to the Editors of the National Intelligencer [Washington, D.C.], William Winston Seaton and Joseph Gales, Jr., regarding the submission of his article on the abolition of slavery.
Three-page letter from Theodore D. Weld in Belleville [New Jersey] to Reverend R. J. Judd in Brooklyn [New York] to ask for a loan on behalf of brother Kanasales [?]. Describes Weld's own financial difficulties.