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Source: News and Courier
Source type: newspaper
Document type: article
Document title: “Where the Pistol Was Bought”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Charleston, South Carolina
Date of publication:
9 September 1901
Volume number: none
Issue number: none
Pagination: 1

“Where the Pistol Was Bought.” News and Courier 9 Sept. 1901: p. 1.
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McKinley assassination (murder weapon); Leon Czolgosz (incarceration: Buffalo, NY).
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz [misspelled below]; William McKinley.
The 1901 city directory of Buffalo identifies Walbridge & Co. as a hardware store located at 392-394 Main Street.


Where the Pistol Was Bought

     Buffalo, N. Y., September 8.—A member of the firm of Walbridge & Co, it is said, has identified the box in which the revolver with which Czolgocz shot President McKinley, as having the price marks of that firm. It is supposed the weapon was sold on Tuesday last. It is not known whether it was personally purchased by Czolgocz. Only the empty box was found in Czolgocz’s bag.
     Czolgocz still continues to eat well and sleep well, and seems absolutely indifferent to his fate. He makes no inquiries as to the condition of the President, and apparently cares nothing at all as to the outcome of his injuries.



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