Four-page letter dated December 1 [no year given] from Frances H. Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], addressing his dislike for her and asking that he "feel some better regard for [George Bradburn's] other."
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...
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.
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.
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.
Four-page letter and envelope from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner in Worcester [Massachusetts] dated April 2, 1850, in which Smith responds to Spooner's accusations of copyright infringement.
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.
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...