July 18 1899
My Dear Professor Markham:
Your good letter came in my absence. Permit me to thank you most warmly for your kind and generous expressions. The poem grew greater as the days go by, and continues to add fresh luster to your fame. Rarely...
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.
Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter dated March 5, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston, responding to cirticisms of his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] and discussing the concept of "free banking" in the United...
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Four-page letter and envelope dated February 16, 1897, from Daniel McFarland in South Bend [Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, responding to several pamphlets of Spooner's on American banking.
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.
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to "Gerrit Smith, Lewis Tappan, William Goodell and others" dated March 12, 1856, explaining the reasons that Spooner has not joined the Liberty Party. At end, an additional note...
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, dated November 6, 1855, in which he expresses his pleasure that Spooner is writing an argument "on the Wilhelm case" and discusses the...
Manuscript copy of a four-page letter from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Hon. D. [David] Wilmot, in which he responds to a letter from Wilmot discussing slavery and the United States Constitution, and sends him a copy of Lysander...
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
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.