January  13, 1843 A call for more petitions, signed by H.I. Bowditch, indicates that at least twenty thousand names, exclusive of Suffolk County, have been secured on petitions, and assurance…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1843 Bowditch, H.I. Latimer, George Petition Drives

March 30, 1849 Under the title Shall He Be Hung?, here is an article about Washington Goode, a “colored man, a sailor,  … under sentence of death”….noted is a petition…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1849 Andrew, John Bowditch, H.I. Capital Punishment Clarke, James Freeman Loring, Ellis Gray May, Samuel