1808 – 1887
Lysander Spooner (1808-1887) was a legal theorist, abolitionist, and radical individualist who started his own mail company in order to challenge the monopoly held by the US government. He wrote on the constitutionality of slavery, natural law, trial by jury, intellectual property, paper currency, and banking.
See the Liberty Matters online discussion on The Significance of Lysander Spooner
Spooner featured as the January 2021 OLL Birthday. Read it here
For additional information about Lysander Spooner see the following:
- see the chronological and thematic listing of all 36 works by Spooner in the OLL collection. This provides access to the HTML versions of all of his works