The collection includes three volumes, correspondence, and documents, 1768-1803, related to English abolitionist and reformer Granville Sharp. The first volume contains copies of letters and related documents, 1768-1773, sent to Granville Sharp,...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--Peterboro; Antislavery movements--United States
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated May 1, 1860, discussing legal aspects of slavery. This letter is part of the Misc. Mss. Smith, Gerrit collection in the New-York Historical Society.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Ohio--Cleveland; American Liberty League
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.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Advisory opinions--United States
One-page letter dated August 18, 1853, from James Birney of Cincinnati [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for his legal opinion on the decision of Judge [John] McLean on the [Rosetta Armstead] fugitive slave case.
Two-page letter dated July 15, 1846, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Lowell, Massachusetts, discussing Bradburn's reports on schools in Nantucket and a speech made by Fletcher Webster.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Winchendon; Abolitionists--Ohio--Cleveland; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated January 20, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Winchendon [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn discussing general news of the abolitionist movement and the progress of his writing of a work called "Poverty."
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld in Manlius [New York] regarding the recent visit of David Cambell and the expected visit of Weld, Angelina Grimke and Sarah Grimke, among others.
Two-page letter sent from New York City by Gerrit Smith to Angelina and Sarah Grimke of Philadelphia to give his regrets for not being able to visit or attend the wedding of Angelina Grimke and Theodore Dwight Weld, due to his poor health.
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld of New York City regarding Bundet [?] Washington, 'a colored brother from the City of Washington,' who hopes for acquaintance with Weld. Includes notes on Smith's health.
Four-page letter from Theodore D. Weld to his sister [probably Sarah Grimke] regarding the advisory contents of his previous letter, also dated September 6, 1837. Addressed to both Sarah and Angelina Grimke in Boston [Massachussets].
Four-page letter from Lewis Tappan of New York [City] to Theodore D. Weld in Cincinatti, Ohio, regarding Antislavery demonstrations at Lane Seminary that outraged administrators Lyman Beecher and Franklin Youngs Vail. Includes mention of several...
Abolitionists--United States; Antislavery movements--United States
Two-page list of donors to the Liberator in 1839. Also includes donations made in January 1840 and "amounts loaned to Liberator committee." The list of donors includes William Rotch, Andrew Robeson, the Pawtucket Anti-Slavery Society, William...
Abolitionists--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Antislavery movements--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York; Antislavery movements--New York (State)--New York
Letter from Francis Jackson of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society to Lewis Tappan, Samuel E. Cornish, and Simon S. Jocelyn [in New York City], listing approximately 85 members from Massachusetts who will attend the 4th anniversary of the...
Four-page letter from Francis Jackson, Charles T. Hildreth, Thomas B. Sewall, and Ellis Gray Loring of Boston [Massachusetts] to Abbott Lawrence inquiring about his political position on slavery in the United States Congress.
Printed circular by Elizur Wright, Jr., Secretary of the Anti-Texas Committee, asking Massachusetts citizens to collect signatures for petitions against the admittance of Texas into the Union as a Slave state. On back, list of ca. 40 names of...
Two-page response letter from Abott Lawrence to Francis Jackson, Charles T. Hildreth, Thomas B. Sewall, and Ellis Gray Loring of Boston [Massachusetts] regarding his political position on slavery in the United States Congress.
Four-page circular for distribution to readers of The Liberator, soliciting donations and additional subscribers. Includes quotes of praise from several well-known abolitionists, such as Gerrit Smith and George Thompson.