Sunday, May 26, 2013

1866 - Another House of Ill-Fame

Mag Hayden was fined fifty dollars by Commissioner Richards this morning for keeping a house of ill-fame.  Mag stated that she intended to appeal, for times were hard, etc., etc., whereupon she was committed to prison for six hours for contempt of court, and was conducted to a seat in the jail yard, where she shed tears of mortification.
Originally posted in the Public Ledger, July 9 1866

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