Manuscript copy of a twelve-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated October 12, 1860, reporting on Spooner's visit to New York [City] and progress on Smith's libel suit.
Eight-Page inventory of the estate of John Craig, including livestock, tools, house wares, books, furniture, and the slaves named Daniel, Aaron, Adam, Tom, Chine, George, Maney, and Sukey, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Account record for the sale of 15 slaves from the cargo of the Royall [Royal] Charlotte, sold by Richard Adams [of Virginia] on behalf of Samuel and William Vernon [of Newport, Rhode Island]. Includes names of purchasers, price paid, and gender and age of slaves bought.
Four-page letter dated November 28, 1855, from William Goodell in New York, to Lysander Spooner [in Boston, Massachusetts], in which he approves of Spooner's plan to "agitate the Constitutional question."
Letter from John Duncan in Fredericksburg [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island. Followed by two additional letters from Duncan to the Vernons dated April 30 and May 1, 1771.
Three-page letter dated February 20, 1850, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn, reagrding a "Robinson" and his marital issues, which also concern a "Mrs. P." [probably Frances H. Parker].
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.
Four-page letter dated April 19, 1854, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, encouraging Bradburn to begin editing for a new paper, and discussing his opinions about the Free Soil Party.
Ship "manifest of the cargo on board" the Schooner Brandy Wine of Snow Hill from the port of Snow Hill to Alexandria [D.C.]. Includes names of ship's Master Samuel J. Smith, shippers John Sanders and James Carsen, and collector Edward Green. Lists 89 slaves as well as 1 infant.
One-page letter and envelope from Bela Marsh in Boston [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts], dated October 11, 1849, in which he forwards a transcription of Gerrit Smith's reply to Marsh's inquiry about distributing Spooner's book to United States lawyers.
Four-page commissioner's report on the property of Royal H. Benzley, including the slaves Amy, Jim, Tammy, Glory, Dillard, Amy, Thomas, Patsy, Rodey, Harvey, Alfred, Deby, Samuel, Elijah, Ledford, Milly, Nancy, Elzina, and Malvina, in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Two-page appraisement of slaves owned by John Linder, Junior, to be submitted "as a payment of a debt" to John Joyce of Mobeal [Mobile, Alabama]. List of 12 slaves, including name, age, relationship, and value. Signed by assessors Cornelius McCurtin, Samuel Mimes [Mims], and Adam Hollinger.
Notice from the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society that they will be sending delegates, William Lloyd Garrison and others, to the General Anti-Slavery Conference in London. Addressed to J. H. Tredgold at the Office of the Anti-Slavery Society [in London].
Four-page letter dated January 4, 1848, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Cleveland, Ohio, discussing Bradburn's editorial position at the paper [The Pioneer] and other abolitionist news.
Two-page letter dated May 5, 1874, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Melrose [Massachusetts] to [Lysander] Spooner, thanking him for his sympathies towards him and his wife, Frances, who has become an invalid.
Four-page letter dated December 11, 1852, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to [Lysander] Spooner, announcing that he will be leaving his job at the True Democrat and describing the circumstances of his decision.