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Lysander Spooner papers, 1836-1886
[Letter from George L. Stearns to Lysander Spooner, Esq.]
Stearns, Geo. L. (George Luther), 1809-1867Spooner, Lysander, 1808-1887Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876Bird, F. W. (Francis William), 1809-1894Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884Heyward, E. H.Stone, James M., d. 1880
Mss Collection - Lysander Spooner papers
Three-page letter marked 'Confidential' to Lysander Spooner of Boston [Massachusetts], dated October 1, 1861, requesting his participation in an Executive Committee formed to advocate for the enlistment of blacks to fight in the Civil War. Signed by George L. Stearns on behalf of the Committee. This letter is part of the Slavery collection in New-York Historical Society.
Slaves--Emancipation--United StatesMassachusetts--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African AmericanAntislavery movements--MassachusettsUnited States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African AmericanUnited States Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.--Civil War, 1861-1865.
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