Jeff Thomas

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Leavenworth Times
Place of publication: Leavenworth Kansas
Date of publication: 1891-05-30

Escaped to Hell.

Birmingham, Ala, May 29-Jeff Thomas, the negro who assaulted Mrs. J.Vv Neal at Townsley a week ago, was captured last night and is supposed to have been lynched.  A possse captured him but when the sheriff came he discovered that the negro was missing.  All the capters would say that Thomas had escaped to hell.