Correspondence in Relation to the Killing of Prisoners in New Orleans on March 14, 1891

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1891 - 109 páginas
Eleven Italian Americans were lynched in New Orleans on March 14, 1891, for their alleged role in the murder of Police Chief David Hennessy, after some of them had been acquitted at trial. Cf. Wikipedia article, viewed April 2, 2020.
 

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