Tupelo Journal (MS)
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Description: Yeates Hanged for Murder of Adkerson
Date: August 11 1882
Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS
Source: Lee County Library, Tupelo, MS
Page/Column: Page 1, Column 2
PERSONAL AND GENERAL
W. H. YEATES was hanged at Chatham, Va., Aug. 4, for the murder of P. E. Adkerson. Two negroes mounted the scaffold in Florida on the same day—-Merrick Jackson, at Fernandina, and Harrison Carter, at Jacksonville.
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