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Thirteen prisoners escape from the Monroe County Jail in Rochester, New York

Rochester Region, New York, 1857
11/07/1859
Several prisoners overpowered the jailer at the Monroe County Jail in Rochester, New York, and set others free.  Thirteen prisoners escaped in total. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Jail delivery in Monroe County," New York Times, November 9, 1859, p. 5. 

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