Depositions--Virginia; Trials (Assault and battery)--Virginia; Indians of North America--Virginia
Deposition regarding the case of Benjamin Tucker, charged with "trespass, assault, & battery and false imprisonment" of "Indians" Phillis, Phebe, Eaton, Patt, and Sarah. The testimony, signed by Walker Crutchfield, Clerk of Petersburg District...
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 3, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend, Indiana to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, inquiring about mutual acquaintances and briefly discussing several of Spooner's pamphlets.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thomson dated March 5, 1871, discussing the topic of monetary systems and asking if Thomson had received works that Spooner had sent the previous year.
Slavery--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Constitutional law--United States
Undated pledge of moneys to be paid to Lysander Spooner for "a review of Judge Kane's late decision, that the U.S. Courts have no constitutional right to punish for contempt without trial by jury." Signed by several prominent abolitionists,...
Slaves--Virginia--Lincoln County; Slavery--Virginia--Lincoln County
Receipt for the sale of a "negro woman named Pegge" from Richard Terrell and Lyse Rolards to Jyke Richardson of Lincoln County, Virginia. On back, additional note reads, "We of the jury do find for the Plantif [sic] seventy five pounds damages, Wm....
Four-page letter dated September 17, 1854, from D. McF. [Daniel McFarland] in Sauk City [Wisconsin] to Lysander Spooner [probably in Boston, Massachusetts], describing his circumstances in Wisconsin, and his plans to move further West.
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.
Bayard, Stephen, 1700-1757--Correspondence; Livingston, Gilbert--Correspondence; Wendell, Evert, 1681-1750--Correspondence; Bayard, Nicholas, 1698-1766--Correspondence; Wynkoop, Jacob; New York (State)--Politics and government--Colonial period, ca....
Four letters from Stephen Bayard to Gilbert Livingston of Kingston, N.Y., and one to Evert Wendell of Albany, datedNewYorkbetween 1728 and 1743, before Bayard became mayor of the city. The correspondence is largely concerned with financial matters,...