Two-page letter dated May 27, 1851, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, suggesting that Bradburn gain communication with [Frederick] Douglass through Gerrit Smith, but then expressing his dislike for Smith.
Four-page letter dated November 8, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Cleveland, Ohio, discussing abolitionist activities and news, and raising funds to support himself while writing a third chapter of...
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page printed form letter dated February 27, 1856, announcing a "Mass-Convention at Syracuse, N.Y." on Wednesdsay, May 28, 1856, and asking for nominations for President and Vice President of the United States "not merely Anti-Slavery...
Three-page letter dated May 11-18, 1851, from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn, discussing his plan for Bradburn to establish a paper in Boston and outlining his strategy to get subscriptions.
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York; Settlements (Law)--United States
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated November 2, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld of New York City regarding correspondence with Mr. Caldwell and Ezekiel Birdseye as well as a humorous anecdote about a young travel companion named Florence.
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.
Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848); Slavery--Constitutional law; Slavery--United States; Anti-slavery literature--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Printed letter entitled, "Letter of Gerrit Smith, to the Liberty Party of New-Hampshire" on 1 folded sheet ( p., the last page blank). On back, labeled "circular" and addressed to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, in Gerrit Smith's hand.
Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated June 17, 1860, recounting [Royal] Phelps's admission of guilt involved with Smith's slander suit, and their dicussion of the payment of damages.
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Theodore D. Weld of New York City regarding Bundet [?] Washington, 'a colored brother from the City of Washington,' who hopes for acquaintance with Weld. Includes notes on Smith's health.
Four-page circular for distribution to readers of The Liberator, soliciting donations and additional subscribers. Includes quotes of praise from several well-known abolitionists, such as Gerrit Smith and George Thompson.
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.