Slavery--Mississippi; Slavery--New York; Fugitive slaves--Mississippi; Stowaways--New York
Two-page deposition of the separate testimonies of Captain Joshua Farrell, of the Ship Clara, and York, a runaway slave. Farrel states that he discovered York on board his ship when sailing from the port of New Orleans to New York City. York...
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in Spring Hill, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and his intentions to move to McKinley, Alabama, to try to sell slaves.
Two-page letter from A. J. Rux in McKinley, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], reporting on the poor slave trade market and writing that "it is the darkest looking prospect to do anything that I ever saw."
Letter dated September 1, 1769, from Adams & Griffin of Richmond [Virginia] to William and Samuel Vernon of Newport, Rhode Island regarding the slow sale of slaves shipped on the Brig Othello, citing their poor condition. Followed by a letter...
Four-page letter dated May 18, 1855, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in Cleveland [Ohio] to [Lysander] Spooner, discussing his poor health and his upcoming travels, and also mentions getting a "glimpse of our friend French."
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--New York (State)--Peterboro
Two-page letter dated September 17, 1862,from Gerrit Smith of Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner discussing the bequeathment of his property and his poor health. This letter is part of the Slavery Collection in New-York Historical Society.
Two-page letter sent from New York City by Gerrit Smith to Angelina and Sarah Grimke of Philadelphia to give his regrets for not being able to visit or attend the wedding of Angelina Grimke and Theodore Dwight Weld, due to his poor health.
Slave trade--Alabama--Selma; Slave trade--Virginia--Richmond; Secession--South Carolina; Secession--Southern States
Two-page letter from J. E. Prestridge in Selma, Alabama, to E. H. Stokes [of Richmond Virginia], disucssing the poor slave trade market and his hopes that South Carolina will secede from the United States.
Antislavery movements--United States; American presidential elections
Four-page letter and envelope dated June 28, 1852, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn in Cleveland, Ohio, discussing the United States Presidential election, the poor health of Daniel Webster, and general...
Four-page letter dated December 5, 1847, from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to George Bradburn in Cleveland Ohio, discussing reveiws of Lysander's book, general news of the abolitionist movement, and Bradburn's poor health.