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Dearing family massacre arrest.... Anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination...
Item # 615125
April 14, 1866
THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 14, 1866 The front page of this issue has a large illustration of "Antoine Ganther, The Murderer". The headline is "Arrest of The Murderer" with subheads "He Confesses His Guilt" "A Strange Story About An Accomplice" "The Murderer Before the Mayor" "Intense Excitement Throughout The City" "Conflicting Statements of the Prisoner Regarding His Name, etc" "The Murderer Cool and Collected" "The Latest Particulars". This is a lengthy report which takes the entire front page and concludes on the last.
Page 4 has coverage on the "The Case of Jeff. Davis". "Anniversary of President Lincoln's Assassination", "The Fourteenth of April".
Other news and advertisements of the day are within.
This is complete in eight pages, uncut, with some scattered staining, an archival mend to the front page, otherwise in good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War