“Calm and Collected” Jim Seams Execution Reported in Savannah

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Morning News
Place of publication: Savannah, GA
Date of publication: Jan 26, 1889 12:00 am
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CALM AND COLLECTED. Nineteen Minutes After the Drop Fell He was a Corpse. MONTGOMERY, ALA., Jan. 25.-At Eutaw, Ala., a negro named James Seames was hanged to-day for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Autrey of Tuscaloosa, about six months ago. He was calm and collected, and died in nineteen minutes after the drop fell.