Mocking women of Lynn

Under Refuge of Oppression, there is a copy of a Petition presented to the Massachusetts General Court, in which a large number of men from Lynn, mock the recent attempt by women to secure passage of a law allowing interracial marriage.   This “petition” is clearly intended to mock that of the women.  The editor presents it under the title, “Low Blackguardism”, and comments that it is “scurrilous”, and that the men have “degraded themselves in the eyes of all upright men……”