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Gurley Herald
Gurley Herald
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Description: Died in the Desert - Skeleton of Illinoisan Found

Date: September 5 1901

Newspaper published in: Gurley, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 2

DIED IN THE DESERT
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Disappearance of an Illinoisan Solved by
the Finding of His Skeleton in Arizona
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Carbondale, Ill., Aug. 26.ŚRichard Roberts, formerly residing in Jackson county, went to Needles, Cal., several years ago. His skeleton was recently found on an Arizona desert, where he, doubtless, became lost while prospecting. In a satchel near the body were found letters and other effects that positively identified him.

Submitted: 10/23/14 (Edited 10/23/14)

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