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.

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