1808.096: Circular Letter concerning Possible Slave Insurrection.

Published: 1808

Full Title: In Council, December 19, 1808. Sir, In the absence of the Governor ... I have to inform you ... [of] an apprehension that our slaves meditate a general insurrection and masacre on the 24th or 25th ...

Author: Virginia. Executive.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 26 cm. x 22 cm. (broadside).


Sheet lacks colophon; the Council of State authorized a payment to Samuel Pleasants on December 21, 1808, for printing 190 copies of this circular, so the attribution here.

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