Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Worcester, Massachusetts to Albert Gallatin dated March 26, 1836, in which he seeks employment. This letter is part of the Albert Gallatin papers in the New-York Historical Society.
Three-page letter dated March 5, 1850, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn, discussing the opinions of "Drew" and "Butler," and an argument between Bradburn and "Robinson."
Two-page letter dated October 4, 1851, from S. G. [Samuel Gridley] Howe at Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind in Boston [Massachusetts] to [Lysander Spooner], discussing an unnamed referral for employment.
Ship "manifest of slaves" on the Steamer Alabama from the port of New York to Savannah, Georgia. Includes names of ship's Master Geroge R. Scheuck, shipper Peter Lewis, collector C. Dummer and one slave, Mary Lewis.
Birth certificate of William, born April 19, 1807, to a 'female slave' belonging to New York City sail maker Peter H. Wendover. Addressed to Thomas Morris Esquire, Clerk of the City and County of New York.
Account record of credits to David Cooper [possibly in Montego Bay] for the sale of "negroes" to be taken aboard "in part of the Othelo [Othello] Cargo." Includes names of purchasers, and the percentage of credit given by Cooper.
Four-page letter dated January 18, 1854, from William Goodell in New York, to Lysander Spooner [in Boston, Massachusetts], discussing Goodell's published references to Spooner's work, and the accusation by Spooner of copyright infringement.
One-page letter dated December 13, 1850, from Stephen P. Andrews in New York City, to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, arranging an agreement for Andrews to promote the views of Spooner and other Boston abolitionists in exchange for an allowance of funds.
One-page extract from deed of manumission dated August 1, 1791, by Robert Carter of Nomini Hall, Virginia, "recorded in the Northumberland District Court," emancipating his slave James, a bricklayer. Copied and signed by Thomas Edwards.
Two-page inventory of Daniel Dees [of Jefferson County, Georgia], regaring his estate at the time of his death. Includes estimated value of 11 unnamed slaves. Signed by executors Thacher Vivion, Duet Dees, and Simon Smith.
Unsigned manuscript letter from "the friends of William Lloyd Garrison," soliciting donations with which they hope to buy him a home. Names trustees Ellis Gray Loring, Francis Jackson and Samuel Philbrick.
Four-page letter dated March 15, 1850, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn, responding to Bradburn's letter that describes a disagreement with "R." [Robinson] and asks for Spooner's opinion.
Four-page letter dated October 4, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Cleveland Ohio, discussing upcoming elections at the Liberty League Convention and asking for Bradburn's opinion of his book.