Friday, July 4, 2014
July 4, 1899: Henry Stewart
From the Estherville Daily News dated July 6, 1899:
A Kentucky Lynching.
Henry Stewart, the negro who robbed and seriously shot Gail Hamilton, a negro, and robbed M. Choate, a section foreman, at Fulton, Ky., was taken out of jail Tuesday night and lynched by supposed negroes and a white mob.