Slavery--United States; Antislavery movements--United States; Constitutional law--United States
Undated pledge of moneys to be paid to Lysander Spooner for "a review of Judge Kane's late decision, that the U.S. Courts have no constitutional right to punish for contempt without trial by jury." Signed by several prominent abolitionists,...
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Antislavery movements--United States
Undated one-page letter labeled "Private" from A. P. Aldrich to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for his legal opinions on case Ogden vs. Saunders and offering his observations on the " and the disposition of the Southern...
Two-page manuscript copy in the hand of Lysander Spooner of a letter from C. B. [Charles Baldwin] Sedgwick in Syracuse [New York] to G. [Gerrit] Smith regarding a libel suit between Smith and the [Boston] Herald.
Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Worcester, Massachusetts to Albert Gallatin dated March 26, 1836, in which he seeks employment. This letter is part of the Albert Gallatin papers in the New-York Historical Society.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Worcester; Currency question--United States
Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Worcester, Massachusetts to Albert Gallatin dated July 20, 1840, describing his "new system of paper currency." This letter is part of the Albert Gallatin papers in the New-York Historical Society.
Two-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated June 17, 1860, recounting [Royal] Phelps's admission of guilt involved with Smith's slander suit, and their dicussion of the payment of damages.
Two-page letter from L. [Lysander] Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated October 30, 1863, asking Smith to return all letters ever sent to him by Spooner, with the exception of those referring to his libel suit in 1860. Note on...
Two-page letter from John A. Reed in Mount Vernon, Ohio, to Lysander Spooner dated July 2, 1851, asking Spooner to send the names and P.O. addresses of "those members of your Legislature who voted for Hon. Chas. [Charles] Sumner [?]."