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Author Horsmanden, Daniel, 1694-1778.

Uniform Title Journal of the proceedings
Title The New York conspiracy trials of 1741 : Daniel Horsmanden's Journal of the proceedings : with related documents / edited with an introduction by Serena R. Zabin.

Imprint Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  342.747085 H788ny 2004    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiv, 193 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The Bedford series in history and culture
Bedford series in history and culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-186) and index.
Contents PART ONE -- Introduction: Fear, Race, and Society in British New York -- New York City on the Eve of the Trials -- Colonial New York Society -- Slavery in Colonial New York -- Fear of Slave Revolts -- New York in the Empire -- Taverns and Crime -- Legal Context of the Trials -- The Journal as a Document -- A Note about the Text -- Major Figures in the 1741 Trials -- PART TWO The Document -- A Journal of the Proceedings in The Detection of the Conspiracy Formed by Some White People, in Conjunction with Negro and other Slaves, for Burning the City of New-York in America, and Murdering the Inhabitants / Daniel Horsmanden -- Preface -- Introduction -- Larceny: The Trials of Caesar and Prince -- Arson: The Trials of Cuffee and Quack -- Conspiracy: The Trial of the Hughsons and Peggy Kerry -- Foreign Threats: The Trial of the Spanish Prisoners -- Papist Plot: The Trial of John Ury -- Conclusion -- PART THREE Related Documents -- 1. A full and particular Account of the Negro Plot in Antigua, as reported by the Committee appointed by the Government there to enquire into the same, March 7, 1736; New York Weekly Journal -- 2. The Confessions of Wan an Indian Slave belonging to Peter Low and of York a Negroe belonging to Peter Marschalk, June 18, 1741, and June 20, 1741; Public Record Office -- Letter to the Lords of Trade, June 20, 1741 / Lieutenant-Governor George Clarke -- 4. Letter to Cadwallader Colden, Summer 1741 -- Letter to Cadwallader Colden, August 7, 1741 / Daniel Horsmanden -- APPENDIXES -- A Chronology of the New York Conspiracy Trials of 1741 and Related Events (16241763) -- Questions for Consideration -- Selected Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Hughson, John -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Hughson, John. (OCoLC)fst00185627
Conspiracy of 1741 (New York, New York) (OCoLC)fst01907473
Trials (Conspiracy) -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Conspiracy of 1741.
Trials. (OCoLC)fst01156290
Trials (Conspiracy) (OCoLC)fst01156316
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
Chronological Term 1700-1799
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Zabin, Serena R.
ISBN 9780312402167 (pbk.)
0312402163 (pbk.)

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