A negro baby was found dead

The Cartersville Express Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
October 28, 1880 Page 3:
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A negro baby was found dead

A negro baby was found dead near the Colored Baptist church in this city Sunday morning. It had been put into a hole in a nude state and dirt thrown in on it. It was found by some colored people, who at once informed the city marshal. A coronerís jury was summoned and an inquest held. The child had the appearance of having lived a day or two, and the jury decided that it had been smothered.


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