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Newspaper Reporting on the Lynching of George Peck, 1880

These newspaper articles were cited in the narrative and accessed from the following online databases:
Library of Congress, “Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
D.C. Public Library, “Go Digital” provided by ProQuest (valid library card required for access).


Montgomery County Sentinel  Friday, January 16, 1880

Baltimore Sun  Tuesday, January 13, 1880

Evening Star (Washington, DC)  Tuesday, January 13, 1880

National Republican (Washington, DC)  Tuesday, January 13, 1880

The New York Times  Tuesday, January 13, 1880

Register (Wheeling, WV)  Wednesday, January 14, 1880

Baltimore Sun  Wednesday, January 14, 1880 (editorial)

Montgomery County Sentinel  January 16, 1880 (response to the Sun editorial) 

Register (Shepherdstown, WV)  Saturday, January 17, 1880

Baltimore American and Commercial Advertiser, Monday, January 19, 1880

Montgomery County Sentinel  March 26, 1880 (Report of the Grand Jury)