Lynchburg, Va. example of anti-Abolition

The last Lynchburg, Virginian States that a young man from one of the Northern States, named Richard Norris, an employee on the Virginia and Tennessee railroad, was, on Tuesday, brought before the Mayor of Lynchburg, charged with having publicly uttered sentiments of an abolition and incendiary character in one of the hotels of that city.  After a full hearing of the case, the prisoner was recognized in the sum of $200 to appear for further trial at the next term of the Circuit Court.

(Liberator, July 7, 1854, pn 3)