Hanged Him To A Tree

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Place of publication: St. Louis, MO
Date of publication: Jul 19, 1884 12:00 am
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HANGED HIM TO A TREE. An Alabama Negro Who Attempted to Out- rage a Little White Girl. CHICAGO, July 19.-A Daily News’ Tuscaloosa, Ala., special says: “Henry Burke, colored, who at- tempted to outrage a little white giri, was eaptured last night in the garret of an oid house. A mob at midnight took him from the jail and hanged him to a tree in the street and put five bullets in his body.’