LOS ANGELES WEST BRANCH
I didn't expect to send you another circular this spring; but it appears that I have written another book!
So many persons have been asking me for something on the...
Canal Board; Debt; Revenue; Enlargement; Tolls; Expenses; Champlain Canal; New York State Assembly; Erie Canal; New York (State); Report
Page 6 of a fifty-one page document of the Report of the Canal Board in answer to resolutions respecting the canal debts and revenues and the enlargement of the Erie Canal addressed to the Honorable The Assembly. This page compares the seven year...
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--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...
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.