Monday, May 28, 2012

28 May 1897: Local Bull Commits Multiple "Violations of the Law" near Boulevard

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.

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