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Series I: Commentary, ca. 1827


Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Document is an anonymous commentary on an article appearing in the February 28, 1827 edition of “The Anti-Slavery Monthly Reporter” that discussed propositions put forward by Lord Bathurst for reforms in the treatment of enslaved people in the Colonies; in particular, a prohibition of the flogging of women, which failed to pass . The author of the document is writing to give wider publicity to the enslavers’ vote to permit the flogging of women, “however painful the knowledge of these proceedings may be,..”


  • ca. 1827

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.


From the Collection: 0.1 Linear Feet ( (1 leaf))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


  • From the Collection: Unknown (Person)

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA