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J. P. Simpers of Maryland in 1887
Posted by: Nancy Swank (ID *****2364) Date: May 20, 2002 at 21:12:57
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Article in Saturday, October 1, 1887 of The Lancaster Intelligencer follows. Not related, just posting info I have here in the above newspaper.
Title: Death Of Wounded Burglar.
Article: " Mel Gregory, aged 22 years, who says he is a son of E.S.Gregory, a hardware merchant of Cohoes, N. Y., died Thrusday night in Elkton jail." (I am assuming this is Elkton MD.) "He had been shot by J.P. Simpers, a merchant of Calvert, Md., near the Pennsylvania line, while leaving Simpers' store, after having robbed it, with two confederates. The latter removed him to a barn where he was found. He had been shot in the back, near the right hip. He stated that this was the first offense. Coroner Littzenberg has summoned a jury of inquest."


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