News from The Standard

 
The Standard
Cassville, Georgia
January 28, 1858, Page 2
 
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Stop the Murderer!
Two Hundred Dollars Reward!!

The above reward will be given by the undersigned for the apprehension and delivery of WILLIAM ERWIN CRUMBY, who is charged with the murder of John Crumby.

Said Wm. E. Crumby is about 25 years old, about 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high, weighs about 150 pounds, dark skin, black hair, dark eyes, easy, slow spoken, scarcely any beard, not likely to be finely dressed.  He had on when he left common home-made Jeans coat and pants, and wore a black wool hat.  He left this settlement, on Wednesday, 6th inst.

Said Crumby was raised principally in Gordon county, Ga., where he has probably gone, or to Sand Mountain, Ala., or to Johnson county, Arkansas—where his father lives.

Jos. R. Mull
Jos. T. Plemon
Pierceville, Fannin Co., Ga., Jan. 21, ‘58

 

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