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    Formal Invitation to a Hanging. Printed card and envelope, 4.5" x 3.5", Cincinnati, Ohio, April 28, 1884. A formal invitation to the hanging of William McHugh, who had been found guilty of the murder of his wife. The printed invitation is addressed by hand to Captain O. H. Ross of Washington, D.C., and is stamped with the seal of Morton Hawkins, Cincinnati sheriff, who issued these invitations. Slight wear to edges of envelope and stamp has been removed.

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    April, 2014
    3rd Thursday
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