Robert L. Harris Letter, October 3, 1831

October 26, 2022
Collection contains one letter, written by Robert L. Harris in the Millsboro area to Capt. William Sirman in Laurel about 6 weeks after Nat Turner rebellion, describing tensions about black people in Sussex County. There is a report, which turns out to be unfounded, of armed black people in the Cypress Swamp, and a report that 3000 people from St. Domingo or Haiti are encamped near Ennals Springs in Dorchester County, Maryland.
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