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The Great Riots of New York, 1712 to 1873

By Joel Tyler Headley
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  • THE GREAT RIOTS OF NEW YORK 1712 to 1873
    • INCLUDING A FULL AND COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE FOUR DAYS' DRAFT RIOT OF 1863
      • TO
        • THE METROPOLITAN POLICE,
        • WHOSE
        • UNWAVERING FIDELITY AND COURAGE IN THE PAST,
        • ARE A SURE GUARANTEE OF WHAT THEY WILL DO
        • FOR
        • NEW YORK CITY IN THE FUTURE,
        • THIS WORK
        • IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED
        • BY
        • THE AUTHOR.
      • THE METROPOLITAN POLICE,
      • WHOSE
      • UNWAVERING FIDELITY AND COURAGE IN THE PAST,
      • ARE A SURE GUARANTEE OF WHAT THEY WILL DO
      • FOR
      • NEW YORK CITY IN THE FUTURE,
      • THIS WORK
      • IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED
      • BY
      • THE AUTHOR.
    • TO
      • THE METROPOLITAN POLICE,
      • WHOSE
      • UNWAVERING FIDELITY AND COURAGE IN THE PAST,
      • ARE A SURE GUARANTEE OF WHAT THEY WILL DO
      • FOR
      • NEW YORK CITY IN THE FUTURE,
      • THIS WORK
      • IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED
      • BY
      • THE AUTHOR.
    • THE METROPOLITAN POLICE,
    • WHOSE
    • UNWAVERING FIDELITY AND COURAGE IN THE PAST,
    • ARE A SURE GUARANTEE OF WHAT THEY WILL DO
    • FOR
    • NEW YORK CITY IN THE FUTURE,
    • THIS WORK
    • IS RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED
    • BY
    • THE AUTHOR.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
  • THE GREAT RIOTS OF NEW YORK CITY.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • CHAPTER II. — THE NEGRO RIOTS OF 1712-1741.
    • CHAPTER III. — THE STAMP-ACT RIOT OF 1765.
      • PRO PATRIA.
      • VOX POPULI.
      • "WE DARE."
    • PRO PATRIA.
    • VOX POPULI.
    • "WE DARE."
    • CHAPTER IV. — DOCTORS' RIOT, 1788.
    • CHAPTER V. — SPRING ELECTION RIOTS OF 1834.
    • CHAPTER VI. — ABOLITION RIOTS OF 1834 AND 1835.
      • NOTICE
      • MANY SOUTHERNERS.
      • STONECUTTERS' RIOT.
    • NOTICE
    • MANY SOUTHERNERS.
    • STONECUTTERS' RIOT.
    • CHAPTER VII. — FLOUR RIOT OF 1837.
      • BREAD, MEAT, RENT, FUEL!
      • MONDAY AFTERNOON,
    • BREAD, MEAT, RENT, FUEL!
    • MONDAY AFTERNOON,
    • CHAPTER VIII. — ASTOR-PLACE RIOTS, 1849.
      • ASTOR PLACE OPERA HOUSE.
      • MACBETH.
      • BROADWAY THEATRE.
      • MACBETH.
      • "WORKINGMEN!
      • SHALL AMERICANS OR ENGLISH RULE IN THIS CITY?
      • ENGLISH ARISTOCRATIC OPERA HOUSE.
      • WORKINGMEN! FREEMEN! STAND UP TO YOUR LAWFUL RIGHTS."
    • ASTOR PLACE OPERA HOUSE.
    • MACBETH.
    • BROADWAY THEATRE.
    • MACBETH.
    • "WORKINGMEN!
    • SHALL AMERICANS OR ENGLISH RULE IN THIS CITY?
    • ENGLISH ARISTOCRATIC OPERA HOUSE.
    • WORKINGMEN! FREEMEN! STAND UP TO YOUR LAWFUL RIGHTS."
    • CHAPTER IX. — POLICE RIOT—DEAD-RABBITS' RIOT—BREAD RIOT.
      • DEAD-RABBITS' RIOT.
      • BREAD RIOT.
    • DEAD-RABBITS' RIOT.
    • BREAD RIOT.
    • CHAPTER X. — DRAFT RIOTS OF 1863.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • J. A. K.
    • J. A. K.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • "HARVEY BROWN,
    • "HARVEY BROWN,
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • DETECTIVE FORCE.
    • DETECTIVE FORCE.
    • CHAPTER XVI. — SECOND DAY.
    • CHAPTER XVII. — DRAFT RIOT—THIRD DAY.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. — FOURTH DAY.
      • MEN!
    • MEN!
    • CHAPTER XIX. — CLOSING SCENES.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • COLORED VICTIMS OF THE RIOT.
      • MAJOR-GENERAL SANDFORD, BREVET BRIGADIER-GENERAL BROWN.
      • "C.F. CHRISTENSEN,
      • WELL-EARNED PRAISE.
    • COLORED VICTIMS OF THE RIOT.
    • MAJOR-GENERAL SANDFORD, BREVET BRIGADIER-GENERAL BROWN.
    • "C.F. CHRISTENSEN,
    • WELL-EARNED PRAISE.
    • CHAPTER XXI. — ORANGE RIOTS OF 1870 AND 1871.
      • THE RIOT OF 1871.
      • "AMERICANS! FREEMEN!! FALL IN!!!"
    • THE RIOT OF 1871.
    • "AMERICANS! FREEMEN!! FALL IN!!!"
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