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This is an article concerning the death of newspaper publisher Jason Clarke Swayze published in the Emporia News on June 15, 1877. Jason Swayze moved to Topeka in 1873 and began publishing "The Topeka Blade", which later became "The Topeka State Capitol". In 1877 Jason was murdered outside his office in downtown Topeka after publishing articles in his paper implicating prominent local men in a lottery scandal.

Creator: Emporia News
Date: March 30, 1877

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Item Number: 312333
Call Number: Microfilm Reel E546
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 312333

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