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Title "Hanged by the neck"
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content Detailed description of murder committed by Merrick Jackson and of his hanging which took placed at the County jail (now Amelia Island Museum of History). Murder of John Thomas occurred on November 19, 1881.
Published in The Florida Mirror: August 5, 1882.
Catalog Number 2011.047.001
Collection AIMH
Accession number 2011.047
Caption "Hanged by the neck"
Number of images 1
People Jackson, Merrick
Thomas, John
Ferguson, George
MacDonell, T. A. (Col.)
Baker (Judge)
O'Boyle (Father
Ellermann, John A. (Deputy Sheriff)
Cone (Sheriff)
Starbuck (Dr.)
Search Terms Fernandina Light Infantry
Nassau County Jail
King's Ferry GA
Subjects Law enforcement
Jails
Classification Death