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The Charley Ross Kidnapping

Ross, Christian K. The Father's Story of Charley Ross, the Kidnapped Child: Containing a Full and Complete Account of the Abduction of Charles Brewster Ross From the Home of His Parents in Germantown. Philadelphia: J.E. Potter, 1876.
(Sabin Americana)
Hathi Trust copy (1878 ed.)


America’s Historical Newspapers (Readex)
A digital collection of early American newspapers from 1690 to 1922.


Historical New York Times: 1851- (ProQuest)

Follow the aftermath of the kidnapping in the New York Times archive and note the second spike in coverage of the case in the twenties.


American Periodicals (ProQuest)
Provides access to the full-text of American magazines and journals published from the colonial period to the early 20th century.


About Charley Ross

Image source:
Ross, Christian K. The Father's Story of Charley Ross, the Kidnapped Child: Containing a Full and Complete Account of the Abduction of Charles Brewster Ross From the Home of His Parents in Germantown. Philadelphia: J.E. Potter, 1876.
https://archive.org/details/fathersstoryofch00rossrich

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