Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Forensic Science

I doubt that this is the first such application, but the first that I have seen in my wanderings in ghoul land.
The daily Cairo bulletin. (Cairo, Ill.), 06 Sept. 1884. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. 

1 comment:

Eskyman said...

"...the other negroes in custody who were thereby exculpated, being among the most interested of the spectators."

Yes, I'll bet that they were indeed the most interested! Love the writing style, reporters back then apparently had to be educated, unlike today's lot.