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Dreadful riot on Negro Hill! : "O! read wid tention de melancoly tale, and e send you yelling to you bed!" : a copy of an intercepted letter from Phillis to her sister in the country, describing the late riot on Negro-Hill : Bosson, Augur 32, 18016 [i.e., 1816]. Dear Sisser, I hab sad tidings to enform you--O! a few night since I taught my lass day surely come--a great number de white truckerman got angre ... and threten to demolesh all de brack peeple housen! ...

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