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Joseph Jacobs Shot Dr. Lucas-1859


Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 2/8/2020 at 15:16:30

The Dubuque Herald, Wednesday, Aug 31, 1859, Dubuque, Iowa, Page 3

It is reported that a man named Joseph Jacobs shot Dr. Lucas at Hopeville, Clark Co., on the 9th day of August inst. It seems that Dr. had threatened the life of Jacobs and went back to his house for the purpose of putting his threat into execution, when the intended victim “turned the tables” slightly, killed Lucas, and surrendered himself to the authorities.


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