1772 Murder by rifle in Winchester Va

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1772 Murder by rifle in Winchester Va - , The Governor has iffued his Proclamation, and...
, The Governor has iffued his Proclamation, and offered a 'Reward 'Reward of Fifty Pounds,' for apprehending one NICHOLAS CUR LET T, lately a Tavern Keeper in Winchefter, who on the 27th of May laft barbaroufly murdered Mr. Jeremiah Beall, a Merchant of thlt "Place, by firing through his Door at him with a Rifle. It feems Mr. Beall, and fime others, had been merry - making that Day, and in the Evening, hearing a Fiddle at Curlett Tavern, they prepofed joining the Company thete, but upon their coming were refufed Admittance by Curlett, who fhut - s the Door upon them. - They perfifting in their Reflation to eater . theHoufe,iCurlftt went through his back Door to a Neighbour's ?rrsJwder and Ball. and. uDon his Return, findioe them flill at . . 7 l - - th Dnnr. inftantlv KreA. The Ball entered on one Side Or tne Forehead of a young Man, Mr. BealPs Storekeeper, which has been fince extracted, - and it is thought he will recover. Mr. Beall received his mortal Wound by a Splinter from the Door. - a

Clipped from The Pennsylvania Gazette16 Jul 1772, ThuPage 2

The Pennsylvania Gazette (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)16 Jul 1772, ThuPage 2
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