1843 Petition of Boston Citizens to Repeal Anti-Interracial Marriage Laws

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Title

1843 Petition of Boston Citizens to Repeal Anti-Interracial Marriage Laws

Subject

Charles Battiste

Description

Boston citizens gathered in 1843 to demand that the state government of Massachusetts repeal laws that prohibited interracial marriage. Charles A. Battiste (Sr.) attended the meeting and signed the petition.

Creator

Citizens of Boston

Source

Digital Archive of Massachusetts Anti-Slavery and Anti-Segregation Petitions, Massachusetts Archives, Boston MA, 2015, "Passed Acts; St. 1843, c.5, SC1/series 229, Petition of Francis Jackson", https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/FDFEX, Harvard Dataverse, V5

Publisher

Harvard Dataverse

Date

01/11/1843

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

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Relation

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Format

pdf

Language

en

Type

Archival document

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

1840-1850

Files

Petition18430111_interracial.pdf

Citation

Citizens of Boston, “1843 Petition of Boston Citizens to Repeal Anti-Interracial Marriage Laws,” Central New York Digital History, accessed April 12, 2024, https://cnydigitalhistory.com/items/show/17.