Special court held in Kingston, NY in January 1696. Thom, a slave of Peter Crispel, was accused of murdering a negro woman. He was sentenced to be hanged by the neck, have his throat cut with a knife, and then hanged in a chain as an example to...
Record of the court case against Anthony Bosselyn of Marbletown, NY. He was accused of harboring slaves that had stolen corn and providing them with alcoholic drinks. He was found guilty and fined six pounds.
The court considered the gathering of more than three slaves to be dangerous and unlawful. Slaves accused of assembling or gathering would be publicly whipped or their masters would be ordered to pay a fine.
A southbound train is arriving at the station in Grand View. On the platform are a conductor, a woman standing by a poster, and two men seated on a bench. This image was printed and retouched by William Geist.