25 May 1892 George Swygart gold brick swindle

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25 May 1892 George Swygart gold brick swindle - to a. the bill to tho committee on foreign...
to a. the bill to tho committee on foreign relations. _ Th« S»m« OM Gold llrlrk Swindle. SOUTH BEND, Ind., May S5.— Oeorgo Swygart, a wealthy man and former miner, was worked by the gold brick racket here yetteiday. A fino appearing man introduced himself as a ne]>hew from Arizona. He told Swygart he had found an Indian in Chicago with a gold oun an nan n cago with a gold brick weighing seventy pounds, and that it could bo lioriffhf for f!,OtO. Swygart secured the money and in company with his alleged nephew and a gold usBaycr, alleged \<> nam? from Philadelphia, went a milo from twn into Cainillnnl woods and met an Indian. Swygart thought " Of A. gets the brick genuine, nnd paid over cash. The swindlers have fled. the AppnlllTlj; CnUtnllj-,

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  1. The Piqua Daily Call,
  2. 25 May 1892, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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