Two letters on one leaf. Two-page letter dated April 20, 1851, from George Bradburn to Lysander Spooner, notifying that he is leaving in the morning for Cleveland [Ohio]. Followed by a two-page letter dated April 30, 1851, from Frances H. Bradburn...
Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Worcester, Massachusetts to Albert Gallatin dated March 26, 1836, in which he seeks employment. This letter is part of the Albert Gallatin papers in the New-York Historical Society.
Two-page letter dated October 4, 1851, from S. G. [Samuel Gridley] Howe at Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind in Boston [Massachusetts] to [Lysander Spooner], discussing an unnamed referral for employment.
Two-page letter from Thomas Reader in St. Lucia, to Robert Crooke of Newport, Rhode Island, regarding his shipment of slaves recently arrived in Barbados. Describes difficulties with market exchange of slaves, currency, and crops.
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 printed blank form filled out in manuscript with the deposition of Mr. Samuel Patterson of the firm of Smylie and Patterson of Charleston, South Carolina. Prepared by notary public Abraham Crouch, Patterson declares shipment of 140 bales...
Slaves--New York (State)--Brooklyn; Slavery--New York (State)--Brooklyn
Two-page memorandum regarding the sale of a "negro wench and child sold at publick vendue [sic], to Mrs. Elsworth for eight pound." Includes list of 3 "articles" outlining the terms of sale set forth by executor William Elsworth. Signed by...
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in Spring Hill, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and his intentions to move to McKinley, Alabama, to try to sell slaves.
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.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Worcester; Currency question--United States
Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Worcester, Massachusetts to Albert Gallatin dated July 20, 1840, describing his "new system of paper currency." This letter is part of the Albert Gallatin papers in the New-York Historical Society.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Antislavery movements--United States
Two-page letter dated 1845, from L. S. [Lysander Spooner] of Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn notifying him of the sale of the Boston Chronicle to Hiram Cummings, and encouraging him to "start a paper" in Boston with the backing of...
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 deposition of Samuel Whittelsey of Wallingford, Connecticut, describing a meeting between Reverend Mr. Joseph Noyse [Noyes] of New Haven [Connecticut], and Mr. Wharam Mather of South New Haven [Connecticut], where Mather asked for prayers...