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Denmark Vesey followers executed...

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August 7, 1822

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Aug. 7, 1822 

* Denmark Vesey slave revolt
* Executions of slaves - Negroes
* Charleston, South Carolina

Page 2 has a report about the execution of some of the individuals involved in the famous plot for a massive slave insurrection organized by Denmark Vesey. States in part that: "...twenty-two culprits, were executed here for attempts to excite the late insurrection in this city and State. Six other Slaves were found guilty...and sentenced to be hung on the 30th inst...".
A notable report relating to what might be considered the second most famous slave insurrection other than Nat Turners Rebellion, despite the fact that the Vesey insurrection never came to pass.
Four pages in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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