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Harper's Weekly July 1, 1876

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Tweed managed to escape from jail and fled the country. In Spain, two border guards who didn't read English recognized Tweed from this image, and supposed he was wanted for kidnapping. Tweed was extradited and returned to prison. select image to enlarge/back button to return
Tweed le de and Tilden-dum
Tweed in stripes

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