New York Times, “Brutal Murder Near Oswego,” August 26, 1857

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    “Brutal Murder near Oswego,” New York Times, August 26, 1857, p. 5: 1.
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    Brutal Murder near Oswego.

    OSWEGO, Tuesday, Aug. 25.

    An [old?] gentleman named JOSHUA HIBBARD, formerly a drummer in the U.S. Service, living on a farm in the vicinity of this city, was most brutally murdered last evening by a man named DENIS SULLIVAN. SULLIVAN has been arrested. No cause has been assigned for the deed.

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