Book #75485
Item #75485 Conviction for Rioting, Queens County, New York, January 11, 1828. Manuscript, New York.
Conviction for Rioting, Queens County, New York, January 11, 1828.

Conviction for Rioting, Queens County, New York, January 11, 1828.

Three "Colored People" Convicted for Rioting [Manuscript]. [New York]. [Conviction for Rioting]. Queens County, New York, January 11, 1828. 2 pp. 12-1/2" x 8" leaf, wax seals to recto, docketed on verso. Moderate toning, light foxing, three horizontal fold lines with short tears at ends affecting text without loss. Content in neat hand with autograph signatures and seals of three justices of the peace. $1,500. * This document records the conviction of Joseph Lyons, George Stephens and Robert Cock, "colored people," for a riot in Jamaica, New York on the night of January 4th, 1828. Each man was sentenced to pay a fine of five dollars or face thirty days in jail.

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