From The Sun Aug. 25-31, 1841Aug. 26: Catharine McKean and...


August 25, 1991|By Fred Rasmussen

From The Sun Aug. 25-31, 1841

Aug. 26: Catharine McKean and Mary Ann King, two degraded white women, were imprisoned, with great propriety too, on the night of the 26th inst., for using profane and obscene language in the streets.

Aug. 31: Yesterday about noon, a little son of Mrs. Green, who lives in Armistead Lane, Federal Hill, was unfortunately drowned at the wharf near Watchman & Bratt's establishment.

From The Sun Aug. 25-31, 1891

Aug. 25: James Phipps, Jr., son of James Phipps, who keeps a shoe store at Towson, while painting today in the Sheppard Asylum, was taken with a fainting spell said to have been caused by the smell of "hard oil." He fell from a ladder but escaped with slight injury.

From The Sun Aug. 25-31, 1941

Aug. 28: Sidney McDonald Buchanan, 22, of Towson, Md., was indicted by a Federal grand jury today on a charge of sending threatening letters to Hedy Lamarr.

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