- Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steamer J. Johnson of Washington from the port of Alexandria [Virginia]. Includes names of ship's Master William H. Nowell, shipper George Kephart, consignee John E. Simmons, collector Edward S. Hough and 4 slaves, Thomas Goings, Ann Lurgic, Admonia Jackson, and Eliza Hilary.
- Letter from Arthur G. Homer, of New York City, to Francis Jackson asking for funds to help purchase two slaves belonging to a Williamsburg, Virginia, planter William Havis. They are the wife and child of a free black residing in New York, who has already procured several hundred dollars to buy their freedom.
- Two-page deposition of Dr. John Archer of Annarundel [Anne Arundel] County [Maryland], describing circumstances surrounding the death of Jos, a slave belonging to Mr. James Lee. Archer testifies that an autopsy of the victim showed cause of death to be consistent with an accidental head injury at the hand of his master, Lee, despite Jos's complaints of "a pain in the side." Recorded by Annandale Lordship Justice of the Peace, Reverdy Ghiseln.