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Wright Smith (c. 1842-1898)
MSA SC 3520-13748


Newspaper articles -

"The Third District Assault Case." The Annapolis Advertiser, 8 September 1898.

"Attacked By A Negro."  The Baltimore Weekly Sun, 10 September 1898.

"Wright Smith Lynched."  The Annapolis Advertiser, 6 October 1898.

"Annapolis Lynchers:  Coroner's Jury And The Governor Active In Hunting For The Ringleaders."  The Baltimore Sun, 6 October 1989.

"State Capital:  Sheriff Revell, Of Anne Arundel County On The Recent Lynching."  The Baltimore Sun, 7 October 1898.

"Annapolis Lynchers."  The Baltimore Weekly Sun, 8 October 1898.

"Resolution Rejected."  The Annapolis Advertiser, 13 October 1898.

"Testimony in the Lynching Case." The Annapolis Advertiser, 13 October 1898.

"The Recent Lynching."  The Annapolis Advertiser, 13 October 1898.

"The Lynching of Smith."  The Annapolis Advertiser, 13 October 1898.

"As to Lynching."  The Annapolis Advertiser, 20 October 1898.

Archival sources -

Maryland State Archives SPECIAL COLLECTIONS (Topic File) Lynching, SC 1457-1633 - Death Certificate

Maryland State Archives ANNAPOLIS MAYOR AND ALDERMEN (Proceedings) 1898-1901, MSA M49-15, 1/22/1/67.
Proposed resolution on p. 27.

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