List of donations [to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society] from ca. 110 people belonging to various churches. Divided into columns labeled Orthodox, Baptists, Methodist, and Unitarian. Some of the names included in the list are: James Trask Woodbury, G. Buckingham Wilcox, Giles Pease; E. A. (Edward Ainsley) Stockman, Abijah Stowell, Benjamin Whitmore, Luther Sheldon, Asaph Meriam, C. T. Tucker, and Charles Manning Bowers.
Expense record of Gardner & Dean relating to the shipping of commodities and slave trade between August, 1805, and January, 1806. Includes mention of the Sloop Louisa, Brig Brandywine, and Schooner Flora.
Bill of sale for "Phillis, a female negro slave" from Felix M. Hemphill to his sister-in-law Ellena A. C. Goodman, both of Mobile, Alabama. Hemphill specifies that if Ellena Goodman passes away, the slave will then be given to his other sister-in-law, Sarah Louisa Goodman.
Ship manifest of "negroes, mulattoes, and persons of color taken on" the Steam Boat Joseph Johnson of Washington from the port of Alexandria [Virginia]. Includes names of ship's Master William Ingle, shipper Robert N. Windsor, and consignee Geo. Kephart. Lists 22 slaves.
List titled "December 1846," including John Hanson, J. K. Blaisdell, Tenants [of] 45 Congress St, Sylvester Phelps, Earl W. Johnson, Olive Hanson, James Bullard, Benjamin Jones, Hugh McCabe, Nelson Smith, Patrick Rogers, William A. Howard and ca. 25 others.
Two-page letter from Stephen F. Miller of Lanier [Georgia] to the editors of the National Intelligencer regarding the reprinting of his 'Remarks.' Includes seven-page printed copy of 'Remarks of Stephen F. Miller, esqon the Southern Question.'
Birth certificate of Ida, born November 9, 1809, Jack, born October 1, 1811, David, born August 15, 1815, and Amelia, born April 15, 1817, all children of slave named Sarah belonging to New York City ladies shoe maker Reuben Bunn.
Birth certificate of Jack, born January 24, 1799, belonging to Fredk. Fisher [probably Colonel Frederick Visscher] of Montgomery County, New York. Includes note dated June 30, 1802 stating that, 'Cates child was born named Tom.'
Letter from Phillips & Gardner of Charleston [South Carolina] to Mess. Gardner & Dean, merchants in Newport, Rhode Island, regarding slave trade in the Leeward [Islands, West Indies] on the Brig [Sloop] Louisa.
One-page letter from James W. McCrary in Greensboro, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond, Virginia], informing him that "no negroes [are] selling here at any price" citing the election of Abraham Lincoln as the reason.
Four-page inventory of the Estate of Alexander Blain, including livestock, furniture, clothing, tools, and slaves named Abraham, Simon, Stephen, Violet, Mariah, Filia, Tiller, and Murx in Lincoln County, Kentucky.
Invoice of Gardner & Dean, of Charleston [South Carolina], for expenses relating to the sale and shipment of slaves, submitted to Phillips & Gardner. Includes mention of the Sloops Hiram and Juliet, and a vendor named J. M. Lavaille.
Four-page account detail for Mr. Alexander Jamison with Hay & Kinglsey. Expenses listed include those related to the death of a James Milne and passages to and from Dominica and Grenada carrying slaves for trade.
Receipt for the sale of a "negro woman named Pegge" from Richard Terrell and Lyse Rolards to Jyke Richardson of Lincoln County, Virginia. On back, additional note reads, "We of the jury do find for the Plantif [sic] seventy five pounds damages, Wm. [William] McGill.
One-page unsigned memorandum from Philadelphia showing number of slaves, general population, and congressional representatives divided by state. Includes statistics for the South Western Territory and North Western Territory.
Four-page letter from Abby Kelley of Lynn [Massachusetts] to Angelina E. Grimke of New York City regarding the abolition of slavery. Includes mention of lectures given by H. B. Stanton, William Lloyd Garrison, and George Thompson at the Society of Friends in Lynn, Massachusetts.