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John H. Biggus
MSA SC 3520-13791
Lynched in Frederick, November 23, 1887

Sources:

A. Briscoe Koger, "Maryland's Lynching Record." Koger Papers, Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard, Maryland.

"John H. Bigus Hanged." The Sun, 23 November 1887.

"Lynched!!" The Daily News, 23 November 1887.

"The Lynching of Biggus." The Daily News, 25 November 1887.

"The Lynching Case." The Daily News, 25 November 1887.

"Confession of Biggus." The Daily News, 26 November 1887.

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