Lynch Law

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Seattle post-Intelligencer
Place of publication: Seattle, Washington
Date of publication: 1893

On the 14th inst. Paul Archer, Will Archer, Polk Hill, Ed Guyton, and Ellen Fant, all negroes, were shot to death in their cells in Carrollton, Ala., by a mob by a mob of masked men. The gin and cotton house of J. E Woods had been burned. The negroes had been arrested on suspicion, and were put in the Carrollton jail. The preliminary trial and investigation was in progress, but had not been concluded.


The Seattle post-intelligencer. (Seattle, Wash. Terr. [Wash.]), 25 Sept. 1893. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress.