More on Civil Rights

June 7, 1866

Summary

A black man who is refused passage on steamboats is now suing the captains for $4,000 each.

Transcription

MORE ON CIVIL RIGHTS.-A colored man who was refused cabin pannage by two steamboats, from Duvall's Bluff to Memphis, has sued the captains for four thousand dollars' damages each.
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Brooke Beam

Identifier

BeamBrooke-18660607-MoreOnCivilRights.pdf

Citation

“More on Civil Rights,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed May 18, 2022, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/203.