Maybe not our Ransom Botsford, 18 May 1900

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Maybe not our Ransom Botsford, 18 May 1900 - ESCAPES AND IS RECAPTURED.. Short Freedom for...
ESCAPES AND IS RECAPTURED.. Short Freedom for One of Two Men Accused Accused of Wsshlng Revenue SUmps. Ransom N. . BoUford, ! thirty.fi ve toln eML ahd-Eugene ahd-Eugene ahd-Eugene Garvin, eighteen" fears Old. of Forty-ninth Forty-ninth Forty-ninth Street and th Hudson Boulevard. Bayonn. Utt Monday afternoon offered,' t: sell som onb-doUar onb-doUar onb-doUar revenu stamps at .A Tod need rat tb Frederick Frederick Wolbert. an auctioneer, "of 47 Moar-gomery Moar-gomery Moar-gomery Street.' Jersey city.- city.- Botsford said tbAt hs bad found LOCO of tie sumps. Wo-bert. Wo-bert. Wo-bert. thinking that th stamps had baa canceled.'-took canceled.'-took canceled.'-took a few of them and told Bouford to return Tuesday; when- when- both Botsford and UaTvIn were arrested by Secret service men. Garvin, when left alone for a montnt in th Deputy Collector's office, office, on th second floor of th Post Office, dropped , thirty feet t Sussex Street and escaped.. . . .. , He was seen to enter Botsford's house at Bayonn Wednesday night, bat he escaped from th deputies, and after aa hour's chase ; was found hiding in som underbrush. underbrush. He was locked up In th city prison. Both - men will be examined to-morrow to-morrow to-morrow morning. Botsford formerly kept a saloon at 324 Spring Street. Manhattan. The Government Government of lie Lais believe that th cancellation cancellation mark b th stamp had beau cleaned eXX by the use of chemicals.

Clipped from The New York Times18 May 1900, FriPage 11

The New York Times (New York, New York)18 May 1900, FriPage 11
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