A White Man Fined $10 For Murder

September 16, 1899

Summary

A white man is fined just $10 for “one of the most cold blooded assassinations in the history of Spottsylvania County.”

Transcription

“Fredericksburg, Va., Sept. 5—Edward H. Conway (white) charged with killing Clarence Scott (colored) ended this afternoon in the County Court of Spottsylvania, the jury rending a verdict imposing a fine of $10 on the accused.”
This murder was one of the most cold blooded assassinations in the history of Spottsylvania County.
About this article

Location on Page

Upper Right Quadrant

Contributed By

Elias Sturim

Citation

“A White Man Fined $10 For Murder,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed July 20, 2024, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/1703.