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

Item # 665731

July 24, 1895

PUBLIC LEDGER, Philadelphia, July 24, 1895

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

* America's 1st serial killer

The top of page 2 has one column headings that include: "GEYER'S STILL HUNT" Startling Developments Expected In the Holmes Case" "Missing Links May Be Discovered" and more. (see) Text takes up 1 1/2 columns. 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 spine wear, otherwise good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War