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Charleston (South Carolina) Mercury,

reprinted in The (Washington, D.C.) Globe, October 11, 1831


        The “Vigilance Association of Columbia,” composed of gentlemen of the first respectability, offer a reward of $1,500 for the apprehension and prosecution to conviction, of any white person who may be detected in distributing or circulating within the State the newspaper, called “the Liberator,” printed in Boston, or the pamphlet called “Walker’s Pamphlet,” or any other publication of a seditious tendency.


Eric Foner, editor, Nat Turner (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971), 93.


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