Bill from Bowler Cocke, Jr., to Robert Cary of London, for remittance of payment to Richard Adams [of Virginia]. On back, directions from Richard Adams to pay directly to Samuel and William Vernon & Co.
Slaves--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Receipt for the sale of "a certain black man named Joe" from Joseph Houston, Junior, and Charles J. Guion of New York City to Peter G. Hart. Document specifies that after a period of four years, Joe will be freed. Signed by witness Benjamin Hart.
National intelligencer (Washington, D.C.); Slaves--Emancipation--United States
Two-page letter from John Henderson of Natchez [Mississippi] to the Editors of the National Intelligencer [Washington, D.C.], William Winston Seaton and Joseph Gales, Jr., regarding the submission of his article on the abolition of slavery.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Texas. Constitution (1845); Antislavery movements--United States
Two-page letter dated November 19, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn. Includes manuscript copy of a letter from J. [James] Fulton, Jr. to Bradburn discussing "Anti-Texas efforts" in Washington, D. C. and the...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 10, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Bangor, Maine, discussing general news of the abolitionist movement, mentioning Gerrit Smith, Mr. [Joshua?] Leavitt, and J. [James?]...
Letter from William Vernon in Boston [Massachusetts] to Samuel Vernon, Jr., of Newport [Rhode Island]. Followed by unsigned letter dated November 20, 1781 [that appears to be unrelated and in the hand of Samuel Vernon, Sr.].
Four-page letter to David Barrow of Montgomery, Kentucky, from several Quakers from Whitewater, Wayne County, Indiana Territory regarding the abolition of slavery. Includes note mentioning abolition meeting at Mt. Sterling, Friday before 1st Sunday...