Lyman, Samuel Fowler, 1794-1876
Northampton (Mass.) - Describes controversy over bill coming before state legislature, criticizes politicians swayed by orthodoxy, and religion, as well as how U.S. intentions to annex Cuba will impact the anti-slavery movement.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909
S.l. - Referencing a sonnet by Charles Lamb, a friend of the recipient. "I send you some verses written a day since on reading Charles Lamb's sonnet to you & remembering what you said (in jest) to Mr. Bayard Taylor and myself the other day about your poetry being now less well know than it had been. My tribute is less worth having, but not less sincere; so perhaps you will tak... more
Lyman, Samuel Fowler
United States - Comments on political divisions between parties over slavery, and the affiliation and commitment of the journal he represents.
Cooper, Elizabeth Porter
Lyman, Joseph, 1851-1883
Apologizes for forgetting his mother's birthday.