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Hangings of three murderers, with much detail...



Item # 638795

June 26, 1875

ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, June 26, 1875  Over half of the front page is taken up with incredible detail on the hanging of three murders, with column heads: "THE GIBBET" "Three Murderers Meet an Ignominious Fate" "Wagner and Gordon Hung at Thomaston, Maine' "Henry Costley Executed Near Boston" "Gordon Attempts to Cheat the Gallows by Suicide" "Carried to the Gallows in an Unconscious State" "Graphic description of Louis Wagner's Bloody Crime". Amazing detail of their lives and the deaths.
Eight pages, a very discrete mend to pg. 2, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 263 (released for October, 2017)...

Category: The Old West

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