- Bill for the cost of apprehending and transporting various slaves to trail presented by Allen Addison [possibly of Granville County, South Carolina] to "the Publick." Identifies slaves Lucy, Nancy, Hannah and Fryday, all belonging to Joseph Perry [possibly of Orangeburg County, South Carolina]. Signed by Addison's counsel, James Stobe [?].
- Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase and distribute copies of Spooner's works to lawyers "throughout the country."
- Invitation for "the citizens of Boston" to assemble October 14 [no year given] at Faneuil Hall to discuss the "condition of the Fugitive Slaves, and the colored persons of this city, under the new Fugitive Slave Law." Signed by Josiah Quincy, J. Ingersoll Bowditch, Waterston, Robert; Samuel May, Ezra Lincoln, William Foster, William S. Andrews, William E. Coffin, and Charles F. Hovey.