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.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
Three-page letter dated April 22, 1861, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois], to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], giving his opinion of several pamphlets by Spooner and the political mood of Chicago.
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.
Constitutional law--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--United States
Four-page letter dated January 19, 1846, from Lysander Spooner Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], asking Bardburn to solicit prominent names to sign a petition and then have the petition presented to the United...
Three letters from E. Howe to Lysander Spooner. On left, one-page letter dated December 8, 1856, from E. Howe in New York, to [Lysander] Spooner, notifying him that "you can take the chair [?] to Worcester as you desire." At middle, one-page letter...
Four-page letter and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
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.
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.
Four-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] dated April 2, 1850, in which Smith responds to Spooner's accusations of copyright infringement.
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.
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
One-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated July 22, 1860, referring to a manuscript copy of Smith's letter written to his nephew, John Cochrane regarding his libel suit, which he indicates is enclosed.
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated October 25, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to John A. Thompson in Summit Point, West Virginia, dated September 11, 1871, notifying that he has passed on Thomson's request of a translation of Aristophanes to Arthur W. Austin.