"On the Flogging of Women" commentary Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 100
Finding Aid Author
Amanda Focke
Finding Aid Date
2009
Description Rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of Description
English
Finding Aid Note
Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Dates

  • circa 1827 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    (1 leaf)

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Notes

  • Preferred Citation

    “On the Flogging of Women,” circa 1827, MS 100, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.

  • Language of Materials

    Written in English.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Mr. Larry Jablecki, March 2009.

  • Conditions Governing Use

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

  • Abstract

    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 slaves in the Colonies; in particular, a prohibition of the flogging of women, which failed to pass.

  • 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 slaves 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 planters’ vote to permit the flogging of women, “however painful the knowledge of these proceedings may be,..”

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This material is open for research.

  • General Note

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

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