This Date in History

April 24, 1901: An interesting case arising out of the horsewhipping of William L. Wood, a railroad employee, was heard before Judge Scott, when Samuel T. Graves and his daughter, Edith, were charged with assault on Wood. The horsewhipping took place at Four-and-a-half and G streets southwest, and grew out of the rejection of Miss Graves’ application for admission into an order known as the Daughters of America.horse-whip

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