Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Townshend Cook
MSA SC 3520-13732
Lynched in Westminster, June 2, 1885

Sources:


Newspaper articles -

"Another Outrageous Assault." The Baltimore Sun, 1 June 1885.

"Cook Taken From Jail." The Baltimore Sun, 2 June 1885.

"Townsend Cook's Fate." The Baltimore Sun, 3 June 1885.

"The Westminster Lynching." The Baltimore Sun, 3 June 1885.

"The Lynching of Cook." The Democratic Advocate, 6 June 1885.

"Brutal Assault." The Democratic Advocate, 6 June 1885.


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