Slavery--Massachusetts--Boston; Petitions--Massachusetts--Boston; Slavery--United States; Slaves--United States
Undated petition signed by c.150 Boston citizens arguring against the removal of Judge [Edward Greely] Loring in 1850 from his appointment as judge for forcing Anthony Burns to return back to slavery in the South.
Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848); Slavery--Constitutional law; Slavery--United States; Anti-slavery literature--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Printed letter entitled, "Letter of Gerrit Smith, to the Liberty Party of New-Hampshire" on 1 folded sheet ( p., the last page blank). On back, labeled "circular" and addressed to Lysander Spooner in Boston, Massachusetts, in Gerrit Smith's hand.
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],...