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Tupelo Journal (MS)
Tupelo Journal (MS)
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Description: Judge Sentences Man to Receive 156 Lashes

Date: February 17 1882

Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS

Source: Lee County Library, Tupelo, MS

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 1

A Summary of Important Events.
IN the Corporation Court of Lynchburg, Va., on the 9th, Judge Garland sentence Lewis Powell, a white man, to receive 156 lashes on his bare back, on two counts for housebreaking and robbery. This punishment was ordered inflicted in installments of seventy-eight lashes each.

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