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Letters from Gov. Moseley to the petitioners seeking clemency for a female slave

Letters from Gov. Moseley to the petitioners seeking clemency for a female slave

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Title

  • Letters from Gov. Moseley to the petitioners seeking clemency for a female slave

Image Number

  • N045350

Year

  • 1848

Series Title

General Note

  • Letter from Governor William D. Moseley to petitioners seeking clememency for and asking execution of Celia, a female slave convicted in Duval Circuit Court of manslaughter for killing her master. Moseley stayed her execution until Sept. 22nd, 1849. Celia was the first woman executed by the State of Florida.
  • Page 3 of a three part letter. See also page 1, n045354, and page 2, n045355.
  • Moseley was the first governor under statehood.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 5 x 4 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

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Subject Corporate


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