ovide for the punishment of persons disturbing the peace of this State, in relation to slaves and free persons of color (Lib. 15: 14; 18: 65), and a similar one by Louisiana (Lib. 15: 17, 25). But slavery has n't left her pluck enough for that, I fancy—the melancholy truth.
Other Massachusetts citizens were equally in need and equally devoid of protection at this moment.
Lib. 14.147. honest Jonathan Walker of Harwich, sea-captain, caught in July, 1844, by the U. S. steamer General Taylor, with
Lib. 14.127, 129, 144, 147, 195; 17.158. sundry slaves aboard as voluntary passengers from the Federal Territory of Florida to the Bahama Islands; taken back in irons to Pensacola and there jailed, chained to a ringbolt for fifteen days; afterwards put in the pillory for an hour, and pelted with rotten eggs; finally, by order of a Federal court, branded on the right hand with S. S.
Lib. 15.115, 132. for slave-stealer—lucky to escape at length with his life.
There was also the Re