Drew County, Arkansas Newsbriefs - 1883

Contributed by Jann Woodard.


Arkansas Gazette

April 7, 1883 page 4 col 4: Drew County came to the front most bracely yesterday. Sheriff J.H. Hammock came in, bringing with him Dorcas Jones, a colored woman, sentenced to seven years in the "pen" as accessary to a murder: Mrs. Sowers, Mrs. Harrell, Miss Sallie Ringo and John Morgan, insane people for the asylum, and $8,000 in revenue, which he paid over to the state.


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