Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
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.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated January 31, 1859, discussing the rights of slaves and outlining a strategy for aggressive liberation from the South.
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated December 21, 1860, discussing an extradition case in Toronto, Canada [involving slave John Anderson]. Letter includes an undated newspaper clipping entitled "The...
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld in Saratoga Springs [New York] in response to inquiry regarding antislavery lecturers and the disbursement of his property. Smith suggests two ministers by the name of...