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Highway Robbery Near the Capitol.
The Washington Post (1877-1922) - Washington, D.C.
Date: Dec 10, 1877
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Pages: 1

Sunday morning about one o'clock the cry of murder arrested the attention of the police near the capitol, who found a stranger lying upon the street, his head bleeding profusely and his face showing marks of very rough handling. Upon inquiry, it appeared that he was employed in the railroad service, and on Saturday had been paid off.

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