Publication information

Source:
Buffalo Enquirer
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Insane over President”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Buffalo, New York
Date of publication: 17 September 1901
Volume number: 58
Issue number: 42
Pagination: 1

 
Citation
“Insane over President.” Buffalo Enquirer 17 Sept. 1901 v58n42: p. 1.
 
Transcription
full text
 
Keywords
Augustus N. Newall; McKinley assassination (related tragedies).
 
Named persons
William McKinley; Augustus N. Newall.
 
Document


Insane over President

     Augustus N. Newall, 17 years old, is held at No. 1 Precinct Station pending an examination as to his sanity. His home is in Bradford, Pa., and he was taken from an incoming train, which he was terrorizing by brandishing a revolver. His hallucination is that he is the avenger of President McKinley and he started from his home to kill those who had failed to prevent the assassination. His insanity is thought to be but temporary.