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.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Nantucket; Whig Party (U.S.)
Four-page letter dated May 5, 1846, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Nantucket [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] addressing rumors of Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant and discussing the Whigs "on occasion of [Edward] Everett's...
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.
One-page letter from Robt. [Robert] B. Minturn of New York to Lysander Spooner dated January 16, 1867, asking Spooner to forward a copy of "each of your finished works," enclosing extra funds for him to put towards the printing of his writings.
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...
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.
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page manuscript draft of a letter from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 30, 1860, discussing Smith's libel suit and correspondence from Col. [Charles] Miller. Last two pages titled "This is a...