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Proclamation by Governor John Floyd
Original Author: Governor John Floyd
Created: September 17, 1831
Medium: Handwritten proclamation

Proclamation by Governor John Floyd, page 1

A document signed and sealed by Governor John Floyd on September 17, 1831, offers a reward of $500 to anyone who captures Nat Turner, the leader of the recent slave revolt, and conveys him to the Southampton County jail.

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