This sad scene suggests a violent end, as a teenager's casket is carried by family and friends along St. Ann's Avenue in the North New York neighborhood. The deceased's girl friend, at the front of the procession, is comforted by an older woman.
Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Boston; Abolitionists--Illinois--Chicago; Antislavery movements--United States
One-page letter dated April 26, 1878, from Wm. [William] Brackett in Chicago [Illinois] to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts], asking for for his opinion on Herbert Spencer's "Unknowable" speech and advisement on the publication of a new...
Two-page letter dated September 14, 1955, from Geo. [George] Bradburn in North Chelsea [Massachusetts] to [Lysander] Spooner, notifying him that he will not travel into the city to visit before heading on to Bangor [Maine].
One-page letter and envelope from K. [Kenneth] Rayner of Raleigh, North Carolina, to Lysander Spooner dated May 4, 1867, thanking him for sending publications and giving post office locations for Hon. A. G. [Albert Gallatin] Brown and Hon. Thos. L....
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.
Admissions (Law)--United States; Libel and slander--New York (State)--New York; Settlements (Law)--United States
Two-page letter from Gerrit Smith in Peterboro [New York] to Lysander Spooner dated November 2, 1860, reagarding his settlement received from a libel suit against [Royal] Phelps and others and discussing payment to his counsel.