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1 Title:   William H. Torrance letter to George W. Crawford  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Torrance, William H., 1792-1837  
  Dates:   1830 February 15  
The collection consists of one letter: dated Milledgeville, February 15, 1830, to George W. Crawford, signed William H. Torrance, regarding the arrest of Elijah H. Burritt of the Milledgeville Statesman & Patriot for possessing insurrectionary literature, which was discovered by John Polhill. Burritt had in his possession 20 copies of David Walker's pamphlet Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World, "Charged with bringing, or having brought into the State and Circulating the same, the famous insurrectionary pamphlets, upon which the Legislation inacted a Law at its close."
  Identifier:   ms611  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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