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Ives, William B. (fl. 1800-1831) Salem observer. [Vol. 9, no. 37 (September 10, 1831)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08430.01 Author/Creator: Ives, William B. (fl. 1800-1831) Place Written: Salem, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 10 September 1831 Pagination: 4 p. : newspaper ; 52 x 38.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes a brief description of the aftermath of Nat Turner's Rebellion: "...the insurgents are all taken and killed, except Nat Turner, the leader, after whom there is a warm pursuit... the troops will be discharged shortly... the number of prisoners amounts to fifty-eight." Sixty whites, and as many as 100 blacks, were killed during the rampage. Turner was capture, tried, convicted and executed. Ives was an abolitionist. Among the other reports: John Quincy Adams's eulogy on James Monroe, and commentary on the upcoming presidential election.

Background Information: Ives was an abolitionist.

People: Turner, Nat, 1800-1831

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: SlaverySlave RebellionAfrican American HistoryRebellionDeathMilitary HistoryPrisoner of WarAbolitionElectionPresidentGovernment and CivicsPolitics

Sub Era: Slavery & Anti-slavery

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