Lynched for a Nameless Outrage

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Natchez Democrat
Place of publication: Natches, MS
Date of publication: Jul 20, 1884 12:00 am
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Lynched for a Nameless Outrage. CHICAGO, July 19-The Daily News’ Tuscaloosa. Ala., special says: Henry Burke, colored. who attempted to out- rage a little white girl, was captured last night in the garret of an old house. The mob at midnight took him and hanged him to a tree in the street. and put five bullets in his body.