A BID FOR A FREEMAN OF MASSACHUSETTS
The copy of the following resolutions passed by the State of Georgia, was sent to us for one of the series of notes to Mr. Child’s speech. But as the act has never appeared entire in the Liberator, and as many persons in this quarter of the country are known to be skeptical as to it having an existence, and as others are known to supposed that it was merely offered and rejected, or at worst as adopted by one branch of the Legislature of Georgia, == we have thought proper to give the piece a more conspicuous type and place, than it could have had among a mass of notes.
In Senate, November 30 , 1831
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia, in General Assembly met, That the sum of FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS, be. and the same is hereby appropriated, to be paid to any person or persons who shall arrest bring to trial and prosecute – in the town of Boston, and State of Massachusetts; …………………………….. (Liberator, August 3, 1833, pg 3)