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Kirby, Patrick - HIGHWAY ROBBERY - 1862


Posted By: Cheryl Moonen (email)
Date: 4/26/2016 at 22:07:35

Dubuque Herald, Jan. 4, 1862
HIGHWAY ROBBERY. – A man named Patrick Kirby, from Howard County, while returning home from McGregor with a load of goods, the other night, was attacked at the school house near Bull’s Head, by two ruffians, who took from him about $50,000 worth of goods, gave him a severe cut in the hand, and inflicted two stabs on one of the oxen. The villains have not been detected. McGregor City News.


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