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H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....



Item # 666063

July 27, 1895

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 27, 1895

* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* Benjamin Pitezel murders

* America's 1st serial killer

The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "PROBING HOLMES' CRIMES" "Chicago Now The Chief Centre Of Public Interest" "Statements Of Pat Quinlan" and more with illustration of Quinlan. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 2. 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 20 pages, light toning, some spine wear, otherwise good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War

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