Slavery--Massachusetts--Boston; Petitions--Massachusetts--Boston; Slavery--United States; Slaves--United States
Undated petition signed by c.150 Boston citizens arguring against the removal of Judge [Edward Greely] Loring in 1850 from his appointment as judge for forcing Anthony Burns to return back to slavery in the South.
I send at last the copy of The Dawn you ordered. I beg your pardon for the delay. Your favor got mislaid. Rev. J. H. Jones North Abington Mass. will give you more information on that subject if you write him.
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.
Illustration of red haired woman wearing hat with red bow and flowers and wearing glasses. The logo over her head reads Redhead's Baking Powder. Verso side, text, "Reasons why Redhead's Baking Powder is superior to all others. It is always uniform...
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."
One-page letter from W. J. Moore [Mune?] in Mobile [Alabama] to E. H. Stokes of Richmond, Virginia, explaining his difficulties in payment for a business transaction [probably the purchase of a slave].