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July 7, 1888
PUNCH, London, a bound volume with all 52 issues from January 7 thru December 29, 1888. This was a weekly political satire newspaper with a wealth of illustrations.
Of interest are the four prints within which relate to the Jack the Ripper hysteria which plagued London at the time. Although most newspapers reporting the latest news on the murders & investigations, including newspapers i... See More
March 18, 1892
DESERET EVENING NEWS, Salt Lake City, Utah Territory, March 18, 1892 The top of the ftpg. has column heads: "A GREAT VILLAIN" "Facts Brought to Light About Williams, the Supposed Jack the Ripper" "His Proper Name Said to Be Deeming" "The History of His Life, a Record of the Deeds of a Scoundrel". The text takes over half a column.
Eight pages, never b... See More
October 5, 1888
NEW YORK TIMES, Oct. 5, 1888
* Jack the Ripper
* Whitechapel murders
Near the middle of the front page is a small report headed: "The Whitechapel Murders" which is on the Jack The Ripper sensation, noting: "...The Coroner's theory that the assassin's work was carried out under the impulse of a pseud-scientific mania has been exploded by the first attempt at seri... See More
August 8, 1889
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Detroit, Michigan, August 8, 1889
* Florence Maybrick - James
* Death sentence for murder
* Jack the Ripper connection
The front page has one column headings that include: "Will They Hang A Woman?", "Mrs. Maybrick Found Guilty of Poisoning her Husband", "Sentence To Death Immediately Pronounced" and more (see photos). 1st report coverag... See More
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