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Execution of a Negro in 1869...



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May 29, 1869

THE NEW YORK HERALD, May 29, 1869

* African American Execution - hanging
* Frederick County, Maryland

Page 3 has an article headed: "The Death Penalty" "Execution in Frederick, Md., of a Negro for the Murder of a White Man" and more. (see images) Lengthy text takes up almost 2 full columns.
Other news of the day. Complete with all 12 pages, good condition.

Category: Post-Civil War