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The Memphis Daily Appeal
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Description: Henry William Arrested for Rape

Date: August 31 1877

Newspaper published in: Memphis, TN


Page/Column: Page 1, Column 4

Gilman, Ill., August 26: Henry William, colored, from Chairworth, Illinois, was arrested here to-day, charged with committing rape on a young lady, daughter of John Keats, a farmer who lives several miles from here. He does not deny the act, but claims it was no rape. The act was committed last Friday, but only made known to-day to the parents, who questioned the girl.

Submitted: 05/29/14 (Edited 05/29/14)

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