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...
Sixteen-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith, dated June 25, 1849, describing his "argument on the Post Office laws" and transmitting copies of certificates of "lawyers and several others" that have...
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.
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.
Slavery--Massachusetts--Boston; Petitions--Massachusetts--Boston; Slavery--United States; Slaves--United States
Undated petition signed by c.150 Boston citizens arguring against the removal of Judge [Edward Greely] Loring in 1850 from his appointment as judge for forcing Anthony Burns to return back to slavery in the South.