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H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....
Item # 655802
July 23, 1895
PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 23, 1895
* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* Benjamin Pitezel murders
* America's 1st serial killer
Page 2 has a one column heading: "HOLMES AT THE CITY HALL" with subheads. (see). (see) Great to have in a Philadelphia paper, the city where he was being held. Coverage on the recent murders by H. H. Holmes, who is considered to be America's first serial killer.
Other news of the day. Complete in 16 pages, light toning, some margin wear, otherwise good condition.
Category: Post-Civil War