H. H. Gillum journal  1865
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  1845 April . L. Munsell ALS to N.R. Chapman; Indianapolis, [Indiana]. (3 pages)
Recounts the struggle he and James G. Birney had publishing antislavery tracts during their attempt to emancipate Kentucky. Seeks support to organize a Liberty Party convention to produce a "revolution in public sentiment on the subject of Slavery..." Was "sadly disappointed" by proslavery sentiment in Indiana. Munsell lost all of his professional patrons when he left the Whig Party and joined the Liberty Party in 1840, and states that the Liberty Party organized the "Indiana Freeman."