Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Athol; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter dated December 26, 1845, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Boston [Massachusetts], expressing desire to distribute his book [The Unconstitutionality of Slavery] to members of the United States...
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.
Slavery--Emancipation--United States; Slavery--Philadelphia; Slaves--Philadelphia; Antislavery movements--United States
Four-page letter from John Parrish of Philadelphia to William Dilwyn regarding the American Antislavery movement. Includes mention of several slaveholders who manumitted their own slaves, as well as several Quakers involved in the abolition of...
Six-page letter from J. H. Stringfellow, Virginian slave owner and resident of Atchinson [Kansas], to a political leader [probably Kansas Territory Governor Robert J. Walker] in oppostition to the adoption of the Lecompton Constitution.