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All W i l l i n g to Take Hi* In the issueof the Xliddletovvn ister of July 28th mst there was luhed an account of the lynching Allen Butler, a wealthy colored at Ins home in Lawrence county. by a mob It was also elated Butler was a former slave of Mrs Peggy Biser, of near Burkittsvilli, Frederick Co and that he w e n manyyears ago with the father of late Rev Ur Daniel Schmdler It nowreport»d that Btit'er left an tate valued at m.OOO, and those claim to be h i ^ l e g i l heirs cottutj, and in Frederick county have employed lawyers to look their interests An old colored named Mary Brooks, who resides near Jefferson, claims to be Butler legal wife, aud it is said that she been able to establish this fact

Clipped from The Herald and Torch Light02 Nov 1893, ThuPage 7

The Herald and Torch Light (Hagerstown, Maryland)02 Nov 1893, ThuPage 7
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