- 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.
- 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.