--William Henry Ross, a free negro, made his appearance before the Mayor yesterday, to answer the charge of abusing and threatening personal violence to Hannah Newton, a free negress.
Bill attempted to prove his innocence, but failing to do so, he was sentenced to the lash.
The Daily Dispatch: November 23, 1860. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. November 23, 1860. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Institute of Museum and Library services National Leadership Grant provided support for entering this text.
An XML version of this text is available for download,
with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted
changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.