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Death of GEORGE SULLIVAN in CA in 1861
Posted by: Vern Dander (ID *****8132) Date: February 10, 2007 at 13:38:36
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Am not related but may be of interest to someone who is. I have no further info but additional newspaper extracts may be found at URL:  
 
http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php    
 
Vern D  
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Stockton Daily Independent
Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA
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>>Thursday, 22 Aug 1861<<

HUNG by a MOB -- A man named George SULLIVAN, an Irish sailor, was hanged by the mob at Ellensburg, near the mouth of Eel river, on the 5th of August, for the rape and murder of Elizabeth GRAHAM.


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