Georgia resolution against Garrison

A Bid for a Freeman of Massachusetts

Copy of a resolution in Georgia, adopted by its House & Senate, Nov 30, 1831

“Resolved that the sum of five thousand dollars is hereby appropriated, to be paid to any person or persons who shall arrest bring to trial and  prosecute to conviction under the laws of this state;  the editor or publisher of a certain paper called the Liberator, published in the town of Boston of the state of Massachusetts….”  (or any persons who shall circulate said paper within the limits of this state).