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Folder 1


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"On the Flogging of Women" commentary, handwritten on a single sheet folded into 4 pages.

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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...
Dates: ca. 1827