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...
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.
Durant, Thomas J.(Thomas Jefferson),1817-1882; United states--Politics and government--1865-1877; Louisiana--Politics and government--1865-1950
Nine letters from various correspondents to Thomas Jefferson Durant, a lawyer and Louisiana state senator, and one of the few prominent Southerners who supported the Union during the Civil War. After the war he practiced in Washington D.C.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Maine--Bangor; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated September 8, 1845, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Bangor [Maine] to Lysander Spooner of Boston, Massachusetts, describing several newspaper and circular reviews of Spooner's book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery],...
Abolitionists--New York (State)--New York; Antislavery movements--New York (State)--New York; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Antislavery movements--Massachusetts--Boston; Slavery--Massachusetts--Boston
Undated and unsigned printed circular from the American Anti-Slavery Society for distribution among auxiliary societies, outlining plans of operation including distibution of material, collection of funds, and reports to the Executive Committee.
Abolitionists--United States; Antislavery movements--United States
Printed letter soliciting donations for the operation of the American Anti-Slavery Society, with names of donors to be printed in the Emancipator. Signed by Henry B. Stanton. Subsciption paper attached.
Printed circular by Elizur Wright, Jr., Secretary of the Anti-Texas Committee, asking Massachusetts citizens to collect signatures for petitions against the admittance of Texas into the Union as a Slave state. On back, list of ca. 40 names of...