- One-page letter dated January 5, 1855, from William Goodell on behalf of the American Abolition Society in New York, to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, ordering a supply of his book, The Unconstitutionality of Slavery, for distribution to all members of congress, as well as additional copies to sell and give away.
- 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.
- List titled "April 1847," including Richard Hildreth, Harriet C. Capen, J. & E. Bales, G. C. Leach, Paul Morrill, Edward Rohan, J. K. Blasdell, Artemas White, Willis & Co., Ellis G. Loring, Wetherbee Brothers, Joel Brett, Thacher Beal, Hiram Davis, Jacob Berkmaer, Charles N. Chandler, Sundry tenants [of] 45 Congress St. and ca. 65 others.