Pursuit of an organized band of Negro robbers and murderers—an encounter with the outlaws.

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PURS001
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“Pursuit of an organized band of Negro robbers and murderers—an encounter with the outlaws.” New York Times October 8, 1870, page 1.

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Brief report. The “. . . band of negro outlaws and murderers . . . have committed the most flagrant outrages during the past twelve months . . . .” Robberies were committed at the homes of Augustus Leach and Mrs. McKay; two people were wounded and one killed. The article notes, “The gang is said to number about fifteen, under the leadership of a notorious ruffian named Henry Berry, of Lowry.”

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