Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

John Simms
MSA SC 3520-13795
Lynched in Annapolis, Maryland, June 1875


Newspapers and Journals

"Capture of a Villain." Alexandria Gazette, 8 June 1875. 

."Lynch Law: A Colored Man Hanged on a Tree." The Philadelphia Inquirer, 15 June 1875.

"Mob Law in Maryland." Daily National Republican, 15 June 1875. 

"Outraged by a Negro." Daily Critic, 7 June 1875. 

"The Late Lynching Case." Baltimore Sun, 16 June 1875.

"The Lynching of Briscoe." The Evening Capital, 29 November 1884. (transcription of article)

"The Lynching of Simms." Alexandria Gazette, 15 June 1875.

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