Tupelo Journal (MS)
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

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.

Submitted: 03/10/17

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