Two-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated July 3, 1862, discussing Spooner's work, "Diest's Reply" [The Diest's Reply to the Alleged Supernatural Evidences of Christianity].
Abbott thanks Markham for a poem sent to him, praises the poem for being the finest picture of modern Mammonism, and calls it a masterpiece. Abbott also praises Markham for standing by Herron in his time of need.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--Peterboro
Two-page letter dated September 17, 1862,from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner discussing the bequeathment of his property and his poor health. This letter is part of the Slavery Collection in New-York Historical Society.