The Greensboro Watchman Extracts

GREENSBORO, ALABAMA “The Greensboro Watchman” March 24, 1887 BILL SEAY, an old and respected darkey, who has been quite a noted character in these parts for many years, died on last Friday. April 28, 1887 ANDERSON OAKES, colored, was hung at Jasper, AL on last Friday, for the murder of a MR. WOOTTEN (sic) several months ago.  The doomed man, when asked if he had anything to say, replied “Yes, tell everybody to let whiskey alone.  It is what brought me here today.  If it hadn’t been for whiskey, I’d never killed MR. WOOTTEN.  Tell them to keep away from […]

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