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Execution of a Georgia Citizen.

WASHINGTON, Ga., Aug. 17.—Dillard HERNDON, a white man sixty years of age, was hanged here to-day for the murder of John LOVINGOOD, in October 1899. The drop fell at 1:30 o'clock, and in thirteen minutes HERNDON was dead. He was a well-known citizen of this part of the State. The purpose of the murder was said to have been robbery.

New York, New York, New York Times, 18 August 1900, p. 2.






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