Mrs M.L. Burnley- more details.

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Mrs M.L. Burnley- more details. - Negroes Lynched in Mimalssippi. BROOKHAVES,...
Negroes Lynched in Mimalssippi. BROOKHAVES, Miss., Aug. '12.— The three negroes, Dick Cooper, Anthony Grant am Silas Johnson, who, at 3 o'clock on Sunday morning last, forcibly entered the residence residence of Mrs. Burnley and violated her person, were taken from the jail at 4 o'clock this evening and hung by t'ue citizens about 1,000 of whom were present. John son was captured on Sunday. The other two were captured at Trenton, brough here this morning and lodged in jail. They confessed their guilt on the gallows.

Clipped from Alton Telegraph27 Aug 1874, ThuPage 2

Alton Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)27 Aug 1874, ThuPage 2
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