Boston outrage [electronic resource].

1842 Proceedings of the Citizens of the Borough of Norfolk on the Boston Outrage, in the case of the runaway slave George Latimer, transmitted by Virginia governor James McDowell to the House of Delegates on February 9, 1843. Latimer was a slave who had escaped to Boston, was discovered and incarcer...

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Corporate Author: Virginia. Governor (1843-1846 : McDowell)
Other title:Proceedings of the Citizens of the Borough of Norfolk, on the Boston outrage, in the case of the runaway slave George Latimer.
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Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: [Richmond, Va.] : [Samuel Shepherd, printer to the Commonwealth], [1843]
Series:Doc. ; No. 41.
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Summary:1842 Proceedings of the Citizens of the Borough of Norfolk on the Boston Outrage, in the case of the runaway slave George Latimer, transmitted by Virginia governor James McDowell to the House of Delegates on February 9, 1843. Latimer was a slave who had escaped to Boston, was discovered and incarcerated in a Boston jail until his freedom was purchased; the proceeding determined that the slave owner's rights had been "invaded." Included were documents from both Virginia and Massachusetts. Of note, various abolitionist groups and policy, as well as social unrest, developed as a result of this case.
Physical Description:1 online resource (16 pages).