1843 Petition from Citizens of Boston Demanding State Protections against Racial Discrimination on Railroads

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Title

1843 Petition from Citizens of Boston Demanding State Protections against Racial Discrimination on Railroads

Subject

Charles Battiste

Description

In 1843, citizens of Boston gathered to sign this petition asking the state of Massachusetts to pass legislation protecting citizens against insults and discrimination while traveling on public transportation. 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, "House Unpassed Legislation 1843, Docket 1230A, SC1/series 230, Petition of Francis Jackson", https://doi.org/10.7910/DVN/UOPT1, Harvard Dataverse, V5

Publisher

Harvard Dataverse

Date

01/13/1843

Contributor

[no text]

Rights

Open source

Relation

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Format

pdf

Language

en

Type

Archival document

Identifier

[no text]

Coverage

1840-1850

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Text

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Original Format

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Files

Petition1845_railroad.pdf

Citation

Citizens of Boston, “1843 Petition from Citizens of Boston Demanding State Protections against Racial Discrimination on Railroads,” Central New York Digital History, accessed April 13, 2024, https://cnydigitalhistory.com/items/show/20.