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Five Prisoners Escaped-1876


Posted By: cheryl moonen (email)
Date: 10/15/2017 at 23:48:49

Thursday, July 27, 1876, Sibley Gazette (Sibley, Iowa) Page: 2

Five prisoners escaped from the Jefferson County jail at Fairfield a few evenings ago. One pf the prisoners asked for water, when Mr. John Minor, the jailer went into the prison with a bucket of water. When he stepped inside he was seized and thrown to the floor, bound, and held down, while four of the prisoners made their escape.


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