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Collection Reference Number GLC08681
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1831 
Title Connecticut Herald Vol. 28, no. 41
Date 30 August 1831
Author Woodward, Thomas Green (1789-1850)  
Document Type Newspapers and Magazines
Content Description Includes excerpts of letters regarding Nat Turner's Rebellion, claiming that more than 58 whites have been killed, and that the uprising consists of between 150 and 300 participants armed with "fowling-pieces, clubs, &c." A list of white victims is included. A commentary opines that northern enouragement of such revolts can do no good and will only "render one portion of our country a vast aceldma of blood." Also: a lengthy statement by Vice President John C. Calhoun regarding "the Tariff" and its division of the United States into two separate sections, North and South.
Subjects Slavery  Slave Rebellion  African American History  Mobs and Riots  Death  Vice President  Nullification  Commerce  Government and Civics  
People Woodward, Thomas Green (1789-1850)  Calhoun, John Caldwell (1782-1850)  Turner, Nat (ca. 1800-1831)  
Place written New Haven, Connecticut
Theme Slavery & Abolition; African Americans; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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