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Governor King declares Richmond County, New York in a state of insurrection

Richmond County, New York, 1857
09/07/1858
Following the burning of the state quarantine hospital on Staten Island the week before, the state governor declared Richmond County, New York in a state of insurrection and dispatched a military force to the area. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 384.
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