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...
Charles Sumner (1811-1874) was a United States senator from Massachusetts and a campaigner against slavery. This is a draft, ca. 1855, of a version of the speech delivered in New York on May 9, 1855, and published that year under the title "The...
Four-page letter dated November 28, 1855, from William Goodell in New York, to Lysander Spooner [in Boston, Massachusetts], in which he approves of Spooner's plan to "agitate the Constitutional question."
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.
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...
Slavery--United States; National intelligencer (Washington, D.C.); Slavery--Emancipation--United States
Two-page letter from Stephen F. Miller of Lanier [Georgia] to the editors of the National Intelligencer regarding the reprinting of his 'Remarks.' Includes seven-page printed copy of 'Remarks of Stephen F. Miller, esqon the Southern Question.'