bread riots of 1837
There is also something in the diary kept by ex-mayor Philip Hone; he was not sympathetic.
The Diary of Philip Hone, 1828-1851, New & Enlarged Ed., Allan Nevins, ed., N. Y.: Dodd, Mead, 1936, pp. 241-42, entry for February 13, 1837.
I also have references in my notes to a some reports from contemporary newspapers like the Post and the Herald, if you want them, but I did not make detailed notes.
George A. Thompson
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern Univ. Pr., 1998.