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Series I: Commentary ca. 1827

Woodson Research Center, Rice University

Guide to the "On the Flogging of Women" commentary, ca. 1827 MS 100



Title: "On the Flogging of Women" commentary
Dates: ca. 1827
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.
Identification: MS 100
Quantity: 0.1 linear ft. (1 leaf)
Language:
Language of Materials note Written in English.
Repository: Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas

Scope and Contents note

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,..”

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This material is open for research.

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

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Subjects (Persons)
Bathurst, Henry Bathurst, Earl, 1762-1834
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Antislavery movements

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Preferred Citation note

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Mr. Larry Jablecki, March 2009.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Series I: Commentary ca. 1827

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

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