On this day in 1897, the Weekly Banner alerted the city to the following incident of "lawbreaking:"
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The mid-1890s were not a great time for Mail Carrier Duncan. The previous May, he and his wife returned to their Bloomfield Street home to find it had been ransacked, with two revolvers and two razors stolen. By 1899, he had relocated his family to Atlanta, working with the post office there.
- Weekly Banner, Feb. 1897 - Jul. 1898 on Microfilm in the Heritage collection.
- Athens Historic Newspaper Archive collection in the Digital Library of Georgia.
- Clarke County Registered Marks and Brands 1802 - 1869 on Microfilm in the Heritage collection.
- A Field Guide to Cows: How to Identify and Appreciate America's 52 Breeds by John Pukite in the general collection.
- Postal Clerk and Carrier by John Gosney in the general collection.
- Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America by Virginia DeJohn Anderson in the general collection.
- Country Life: A Handbook for Realists and Dreamers by Paul Heiney in the general collection.
- Master the Postal Exams by John Gosney in the general collection.
- The Joy of Keeping Farm Animals by Laura Childs in the New Books collection.
- How to Build Animal Housing by Carol Ekarius in the general collection.
- Going Postal by Terry Pratchett in the CD collection.
- Moo by Jane Smiley in the adult fiction collection.