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  • Topic is exactly "Crime and Justice"

January 16, 1909

A grave robber is apprehended by a victim’s family and friends, who noticed evidence of “foul play” on the body at the funeral.

January 16, 1909

A ten-year-old child in Missouri successfully robs bank of 92 dollars and is then apprehended by authorities.

January 16, 1909

Corrupt lawyers are charged with bribing witnesses thrown in jail.

January 2, 1909

Doctor Charles B. Smith was nearly blinded by a patient who threw acid in his face.

February 29, 1896

The writer thanks those involved in aiding in the defense of the Lunenburg Case.

February 22, 1896

The Richmond Star is causing a scandal after a white woman danced with a black man.

February 15, 1896

A White man murders a black man to get out of paying him five cents.

February 15, 1896

The writer laments the situation of the Lunenburg prisoners such as Mary Abernathy, who were both at risk of lynching by outlaws and held in poor prison conditions, despite being known to be innocent.

February 8, 1896

The community comes together for the mournful ceremony of young Roscoe’s death at the hands of a white murderer.

February 8, 1896

The Lunenburg Prisoners are moved as the date of the trial approaches.
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