“Important to Persons of Color,” New York Herald, August 28, 1859, p. 4: 6.
New York Herald
Important to Persons of Color
Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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Important to Persons of Color.
WASHINGTON, August 27, 1859.
An announcement is made at New Orleans that from the 1st of September next all free persons of color arriving in that city must immediately be lodged in jail, and there remain until the departure of the boat or vessel on which they came.