Vacationers leaving Lake George, New York, 1879.
A Cincinnati woman gets up a lively street sensation by vigorously thrashing a man on the sidewalk, and explains to the crowd that he was her runaway husband, whom she had industriously sought for that sole purpose.
When visiting hours ended on November 19, 1873, cell No. 40 on “Murderer’s Row” was empty; William Sharkey had disappeared.
Anthony Comstock was on a personal mission to protect America from vice.
The adultery case called "The Greatest Social Drama of Modern Times."
Cardiff, New York, October 16, 1869.