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"On the Flogging of Women" commentary

 Collection
Identifier: MS 100
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Scope and Contents

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,..”

Dates

  • 1827

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish this material should be requested at the Woodson Research Center, woodson@rice.edu.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet ( (1 leaf))

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mr. Larry Jablecki, March 2009.

General Note

Portions of this collection are available online at https://scholarship.rice.edu/handle/1911/26578.

Processing Information

This finding aid was reviewed for harmful, offensive, and aggrandizing language. Published titles and names of organizations with this language are not edited. Legacy finding aids are available by request. If you have suggestions, please email woodson@rice.edu.

Creator

Title
Guide to the "On the Flogging of Women" commentary, circa 1827
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Focke
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

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

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