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.
Undated editorial letter addressed to "the editor of the Courier" regarding Miss [Harriet] Martineau's Martyr Age [in the United States], vindicating her support of the abolitionist movement. Signed "Xenius."
Four-page letter from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated December 21, 1860, discussing an extradition case in Toronto, Canada [involving slave John Anderson]. Letter includes an undated newspaper clipping entitled "The...