Negro lynched in Alabama

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Daily Public Ledger
Place of publication: Maysville, KY
Date of publication: 6/6/1895
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Negro Lynched In Alabama. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 0. Near Strasburg, the body of Jim Powell, a Negro, was found hanging to a limb. Monday night Powell entered the residence of John Bussy, a well known farmer near there, and assaulted a young daughter of the farmer. Pursuit was given the Negro by a posse, and he was captured near Calera, fifteen miles away, and was carried before the girl, wheJdentified him.


“Negro lynched in Alabama.” Daily Public Ledger (Maysville, KY), June 06, 1895.