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Eyewitness Depositions: Report of Grievances

From time to time I will be sharing details on some of the original source documents that I used for my research. Many are available online. A key source of information is a report complied by the Maryland state assembly a short time after the rioting. It includes 79 eyewitness depositions, which were transcribed from shorthand (see sample of Mayor Edward Johnson statement courtesy of MdHS) and published along with an executive summary.

Courtesy of Archive.org here is Report of the Committee of Grievances and Courts of Justice of the House of Delegates of Maryland, on the subject of the recent mobs and riots in the city of Baltimore, together with the depositions taken before the Committee

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