Philadelphia Vigilance Committee records, February 10, 1852
Philadelphia Vigilance Committee records, February 10, 1852, reprinted in Rochester (NY) Frederick Douglass' Paper, March 4, 1852, p. 1: 3.
The following excerpt from the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee records appeared in Frederick Douglass' Paper on March 4, 1852. The report details activities by the committee in the aftermath of the Christiana Riot of 1851. George Williams and Jacob Moore were two men accused of being involved in the riot who had escaped from custody.
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The Committee have expended the following amount:
Amount of Receipts, $689.41
Balance in hand, $59.41
There are several families not yet cared for.
NATH'L. W. DEPEE, Secretary.
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"Philadelphia Vigilance Committee records, February 10, 1852," Underground Railroad Digital Classroom, Dickinson College, 2008, http://housedivided.dickinson.edu/ugrr/letter_feb1852.html.