Discrimination at the Opera, and legal case

In the June 10, 1853 Liberator, appears a note that William Cooper Nell, Sarah Remond, and Caroline Putnam were denied entrance to an opera, though they had tickets.  A court case was heard by Judge Russell, who found against two discriminating defendants, in “the first case of its kind in Boston”.

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