Supplemental Report of Joint Committee of the General Assembly of Louisiana on the Conduct of the Late Elections

Supplemental Report of Joint Committee of the General Assembly of Louisiana on the Conduct of the Late Elections

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...and work for him. He ( ) replied that he was working for Hal Frazier and could not leave. John Frazier then replied, "D--n you; you and Hal Frazier will both smell bullet packing in less than ten (10) days; we will break up that nest of Radicalism!" Witness is of the opinion that said John Frazier and one Doctor Cockrell, son-in-law of said John Frazier, were accessories to the murder of said Hal Frazier and Jesse Robinson. calhoune's Plantation, Rapides Parish, ) December 10, 1868. j General A. L, Lee, Editor of New Orleans Eepublican. Dear Sir--I write to inform you of the latest rebel outrage in W"inn parish, perpetrated on two colored men named Hal Frazier and Jesse Robinson. On the morning of the 8th inst., two strangers went to Hal Frazier's saw mill--as they said--to buy a bill of lumber. Not finding Hal at the mill they left. Yesterday, at about twelve o'clock, they returned, and finding Hal there, engaged him in conversation about the price of lumber, etc. One of them took Hal from the mill to measure some lumber, while the other remained near Robinson. While Hal was kneeling down, drawing a plan for the house the stranger wanted built, the man pulled his pistol and when Hal raised his head he was shot, the ball entering under his right eye and coming out at the back of his head. As soon as the pistol was shot the man in tho mill drew his pistol and shot Robinson through the back and once through the head. As soon as they found Hal was dead, one of them took his pocket book, which contained some three or four hundred dollars in money and valuable notes. They then mounted their horses and rode off. Hal Frazier was a hard working man and owned the saw mill and considerable property, in land, stock, etc. No one had more

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  • Paperback | 106 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 204g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490029
  • 9781236490025