“A Negro Murderer Stretches Hemp” Jim Seams Execution Reported in St. Paul

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: St. Paul Daily Globe
Place of publication: St. Paul, MN
Date of publication: Jan 26, 1889 12:00 am
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A Negro Murderer Stretches Hemp MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 25.-At Eutaw, Ala., a negro named James Seames was hanged to-day for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Autrey, of Tuskaloosa, about six months ago. He was calm and died in nineteen minutes.