1800.076: Reports on Case of John K. Read and on Trials of Gabriel Rebels.

Published: 1800

Full Title: [Governor’s letter to the assembly, and the several documents in the case of J. K. Reade, who delivered up an American to the British consul; and a statement of the trials of the negroes who were concerned in the late insurrection].

Author: -----

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Nicolson

Description: Unrecorded


This imprint contains a reprinting of the report on the investigation into the conduct of Read (1800.074, who had surrendered an American citizen to the custody of the British consul, who sent that man to Jamaica for trial and execution as a mutineer in the Royal Navy, and of Governor Monroe's report on the trials of the slaves who participated in Gabriel's Rebellion. No copy is known extant; Swem reported its existence from an order in the Senate journal on December 30, 1800, that Nicolson print 100 copies of these reports for the use of the Senate in their deliberations over these matters.

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