Slave branded with letter "I"

"I" for Insolence

Sal Lockton was branded in the middle of a crowd with the letter "I" standing for Insolence.

Isabel Finch, referred to as Sal Lockton, slave of Madam and Master Lockton was branded with an "I" standing for Insolence, meaning rude an disrespectful behavior. She was branded due to an attempt of running away. After she was beaten and sent to trial, it was ruled that she would be branded. There was debate over what she would be branded with. Madam Lockton and the court official came to an agreement that she would be branded with the letter "I'.