Clipped From Xenia Daily Gazette

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 - Of the Washington C, H, Crime, Thinks Major...
Of the Washington C, H, Crime, Thinks Major Cook, Ciuof/icvir.LK, O.,Oct. 20.—Interest was added to the Coit case to-day when Major Cook, in an interview, said: "I think Dolby was innocent, and pleaded guilty because ho' was so badly scared, and hoped by so doing he would get away from the mob at Washington C. .1-1. A negro corresponding, to the description given by Mrs. Boyd was seen'in the neighborhood of the Boyd home on the day of tho assault, and was captured by the Marshal at Soutl Charleston several clays later, but was released en route to "Washington C. H. when it was learned that Dolby had confessed. The man released wore a No. 11 shoo, which was the -size of the footprint in the mucl n oar Mrs. lloyd's home.

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  1. Xenia Daily Gazette,
  2. 21 Oct 1895, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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