1845 Petition Requesting that the State of Massachusetts Condemn the Mistreatment of Its Citizens in Other States

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Title

1845 Petition Requesting that the State of Massachusetts Condemn the Mistreatment of Its Citizens in Other States

Subject

Charles Battiste

Description

This 1845 petition called on the state government of Massachusetts to protect its citizens from mistreatment in other states. As with earlier petitions, the primary concern as the abuse and kidnapping of free African-Americans from Massachusetts when they traveled outside the state, particularly to southern slave-owning states. Charles A. Battiste (Sr.) was one of three officers organizing the meeting and signed the petition.

Creator

Colored Citizens of Boston

Source

Digital Archive of Massachusetts Anti-Slavery and Anti-Segregation Petitions, Massachusetts Archives, Boston MA, 2015, "Passed Resolves; Resolves 1845, c.124, SC1/series 228, Petition of Soloman R. Alexander", https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/TNNPA, Harvard Dataverse, V4

Publisher

Harvard Dataverse

Date

02/03/1845

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

Open source.

Relation

[no text]

Format

pdf

Language

en

Type

Archival document

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

1840-1850

Files

Petition18450203_otherstates.pdf

Citation

Colored Citizens of Boston, “1845 Petition Requesting that the State of Massachusetts Condemn the Mistreatment of Its Citizens in Other States,” Central New York Digital History, accessed April 13, 2024, https://cnydigitalhistory.com/items/show/19.