Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

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


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.

Return to Introductory Page

This web site is presented for reference purposes under the doctrine of fair use. When this material is used, in whole or in part, proper citation and credit must be attributed to the Maryland State Archives. PLEASE NOTE: The site may contain material from other sources which may be under copyright. Rights assessment, and full originating source citation, is the responsibility of the user.

Tell Us What You Think About the Maryland State Archives Website!

[ Archives' Home Page  ||  Maryland Manual On-Line  ||  Reference & Research
||  Search the Archives   ||  Education & Outreach  ||  Archives of Maryland Online ]

Governor     General Assembly    Judiciary     Maryland.Gov

© Copyright Wednesday, 21-Aug-2019 16:27:35 EDT Maryland State Archives