The Cairo Bulletin
Contributed by Gigimo
Description: A Confession Extorted.
Date: February 26 1880
Newspaper published in: Cairo, Illinois
Chicago, Feb. 14.
A colored man named BROWN, and his wife, having been arrested at Galesburg on suspicion of having robbed the Galesburg bank of several thousand dollars, part of which was found in their house, some excited citizens took their son to the outskirts of town and by threats of hanging got from him a full confession, throwing guilt also on Bill STAMPS of Knoxville, Lew ELLSWORTH and Ed ADLE of Maquon, all of whom have been arrested.
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