Newspaper account of David Hoyt's murder

Created by
New York Daily Tribune, American, founded 1841
Subject of
Hoyt, David, American, 1821 - 1856
Date
August 23, 1856
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 22 x 10 7/8 in. (55.9 x 27.6 cm)
Description
A page from the New York Daily Tribune reporting on the violence occuring in the Kansas territory. Highlights have been noted by someone with red pen. Included in the reporting is the death of David Hoyt.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Place depicted
Douglas County, Kansas, United States, North and Central America
Place printed
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement
Anti-slavery movements
Type
clippings
Topic
Antislavery
Journalism
Mass media
Slavery
U.S. History, 1815-1861
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.23.3
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d1bfefb4-d0a6-4d73-9e5e-095343ce2b61