Monday, October 22, 2007

Muslim massacre of Christians in Damascus (1860)

From the Banner of Liberty newspaper, Middletown, NY, August 22, 1860. I fixed the obvious OCR typos but some I couldn't quite get.

The Massacre at Damascus. [Correspondence of the London Post.] July 16, 1860. On the 11th instant, I forwarded to you, via Smyrna, a telegraphic dispatch giving an outline of the fearful tragedy which has just been witnessed, and which, when the last accounts left the place, was by no means finished, in Damascus. Since then, further details of this outrage have reached Beyrout from various authentic sources. [more...]

Further readings: The Martyrs of Damascus

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