Quakers - Punishment by the Whip

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This 19th-century engraving depicts an artist's illustration of what life was like for Quakers in the last half of 17th-century Boston. The drawing has this caption:

Whipping of Quakers at the Cart's Tail in Boston

Events of this nature occurred in Puritan-era Boston during the 1670s.

Credits

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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