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Author: Horace Seldon

Title: Larger number of pettions to Congress re. D.C. slavery

City: Several Towns/Several States


Start date: 1835-03-14

End date: 1835-03-14

Content: Here are lists of the number of petitioners to Congress, exceeding any previous year. It shows the number of petitioners by gender, totaling 3309 males, 4180 females, for a total of 7487.

Mass: 2366 males from 18 towns, 3293 females from 11 towns
Rhode Island: 616 males from 3 towns
New Hampshire: 327 males from 3 towns, 927 females from 6 towns

Notable people involved:

Citations: Liberator, March 14, 1835

ID: 112