Police Courts

January 17, 1871

Summary

A White man was discharged despite threatening to shoot an African American man. This situation would have had a drastically different outcome if roles were reversed.

Transcription

Henry Nachman, abusing and threatening to shoot John Anderson (colored), was discharged.
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Contributed By

Megan Wiora

Identifier

WioraMegan-18710116-PoliceCourts.pdf

Citation

“Police Courts,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed January 16, 2018, http://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/1937.