Three slaves from Lebanon, Connecticut, Cato, Newport and Adam, violated the curfew law, and were out after 9 o'clock without the permission of their masters. The three were sentenced to be "publickly Whipped on the Naked Body, Seven Stripes each." Click here to read the entire punishment order.
Image: Cato, Newport, and Adam to be Whipped, Lebanon, Connecticut, Inferior Court, 1758. Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. Papers. Courtesy The Connecticut Historical Society Museum, Hartford, Connecticut.