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.
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--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...
Four-page letter dated February 23, 1846, from George Bradburn in Lowell [Massachusetts] to Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts], in which he copies a letter received by James Haughton [?] of Dublin, who discusses Spooner's work, and metions...
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 and envelope dated August 21, 1881, from Daniel McFarland [possibly in South Bend, Indiana] to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, expressing affection and describing his circumstances.
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; 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...
Vigilant Association of the City of New York; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York
Four-page letter from Gerrit Smith in New York [City] to C. B. Sedgwick dated September 15, 1860, expressing the regret of the "Committee" [of the Vigilant Association of the City of New York] for libel against Smith.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Two-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated April 1, 1861, acknowledging receipt of Spooner's "New System" [A New System of Paper Currency] and discussing the "making of banks."
Two-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated July 3, 1862, discussing Spooner's work, "Diest's Reply" [The Diest's Reply to the Alleged Supernatural Evidences of Christianity].
Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated September 30, 1871, thanking him for obtaining the assistance of [Arthur W. Austin] and discussing topics of slavery and monetary systems.