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Subject: [GM-L] Maria L. Crue Murdered, 1880 at Groton - Boston Herald Story Part I
Date: Sun, 3 Mar 2002 19:27:01 EST
I posted this item recently and Jo Hill  emailed me she
complete coverage of the murder by the Boston Herald. She snail mailed me the
newspaper articles and I will transcribe the story - posting in several
so much Jo Hill!
Subject: Groton Murders
Source: Newspaper Accounts cited in the Groton Historical Series Vol II
by Dr. Samuel A. Green 1890
Mrs. Maria L. Crue was murdered on January 17, 1880, in her house near
the Ridges, by Stearns Kendall Abbott, who is now serving in the State
Prison a life sentence for the crime.
The above reward will be paid for the
arrest and conviction of the person or
persons who murdered Mrs. Maria L.
Crue in Groton on Saturday Jan. 17th
Asa S. Lawrence
Joseph B. Raddin
Moses P. Palmer
Selectmen of Groton
January 19, 1880.
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