Four-page letter from Jno. [John] A. Thomson in Summit Point, West Virginia, to Lysander Spooner dated March 18, 1871, praising Spooner's "treatise on money" and discussing the topic of monetary systems.
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...
This copy has been washed and deacidified. It has been trimmed along the edges (with page numbers cut off the bottom), and bound. Cover has stains and discoloration. Information written in pencil on front cover. Enclosed in a polyester jacket,...
Liberty Party (U.S.); Antislavery movements-United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Three-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated March 16, 1856, discussing the Presidential nominee for the Liberty Party and asking Spooner to not publish his letter sent to Smith, Tappan, and Goodell.
Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery--Law and Legislation
One-page letter from Lewis Tappan in Brooklyn [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated November 3, 1855, regarding the resolution of the American Abolition Society to help promote Spooner's book, The Unconstitutionality of Slavery.
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.
Currency question--United States; Free banking--United States
Manuscript draft of a four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated July 7, 1858, discussing his theories on American banking systems, and encouraging Smith to begin a bank of his own.