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Scott, Winfield (1786-1866) [General orders no. 101 regarding the trial of a free African American man]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06366.02 Author/Creator: Scott, Winfield (1786-1866) Place Written: Vera Cruz, Mexico Type: Broadside Date: 9 April 1847 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.8 x 19.9 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06366.02 Author/Creator: Scott, Winfield (1786-1866) Place Written: Vera Cruz, Mexico Type: Broadside Date: 9 April 1847 Pagination: 1 p. ; 24.8 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Isaac Kirk, referred to as "a free man of color" and "a resident and citizen of the United States," is charged with, convicted of, and sentenced to hang for the rape of Maria Antonias Gallegas, a Mexican woman. Duplicate of GLC00911.02.

People: Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Mexican WarMilitary HistoryLatin and South AmericaForeign AffairsGlobal History and CivicsFreemenAfrican American HistoryDeath PenaltyDeathCrimeWomen's HistoryMilitary Law

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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