After Allen Butler's Fortune

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After Allen Butler's Fortune - After His Fortnne. In the Issne of the...
After His Fortnne. In the Issne of the Middietown ter of July 2Sth inst. there was published an account of ihe lynching of Butler, a -wealthy colored man, at home in Lawrence county. 111., by It wss aiso staled teat Butler was mer slave of Mrs. Peggy Biser, of the late Daaiel S. Biser, of near kittsrille, this county, and that he West many years ago srith the the late Rev. Dr. Daniel ScMndler. is now reported that Butler left an valued at~$75,OCO, aad those who-claim to be bis legal heirs in this county in Washington county have employed lawyers to look after their interests- old colored lady named Mary Brooks, who resides near Jefferson, claims Butlers legal wife, and it is said icen able to establish that fact.

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  1. The News,
  2. 28 Oct 1893, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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