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Oneida County
New York
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Diabolical
The Utica Observer states that Messrs. Jason Parker and Co. have lost within about a fortnight for 30 to 35 horses on the route between Manlius village and Utica. Their death has evidently been caused by poison administered by some base scoundrel; for which wanton destruction of life and property a state prison would be too lenient a punishment.
[Republican Compiler (Gettysburg, Pa) January 25, 1826. Submitted by Nancy Piper]

Robert Miller who was to have been hung on the 9th inst. in Oneida county, has been reprieved by the Governor until Friday the 20th of this month. [Northern Journal (Lowville, NY) Thursday, December 19, 1839; JD, Sub by FoFG]







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