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July 7, 1888
PUNCH, London, a bound volume with 26 issues from July 7 thru December 29, 1888.
* Rare Jack the Ripper satirical prints
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 &... See More
October 26, 1888
THE TIMES, London, England, Oct. 26, 1888 "Jack the Ripper" reports were common in the latter half of 1888, capturing the interest of people on both sides of the Atlantic as evidenced by the reports in many newspapers in the United States. It was the international "sensation" of the era, and a case which was never conclusively solved. Not surprisingly, issues of the respe... See More
September 22, 1888
THE TIMES, London, Sept. 22, 1888 Page 13 has a minor reference to the Jack The Ripper terror in London at that time. There is mention of people being lead to crime by reading books about criminals, and noting: "It is, to my mind, quite possible that the Whitechapel murders may be the fruit of such pernicious seed falling upon a morbid and degraded mind. Although the law is powerless to... 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
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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