99 - The Bowery Slasher

 

In the winter of 1891-1892, a series of slashing attacks - and one murder - took place in the rough streets of the Bowery in Lower Manhattan, barely a stone's throw from the seedy hotel where “Old Shakespeare” was slain only a few months before.

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SOURCES

Arraignment of the Slasher.” New York Sun, January 20, 1892.

Carson's Slayer.” New York Evening World, January 18, 1892.

Caught Cutting a Throat.” New York Tribune, January 18, 1892.

Dowd Was Mad, the Jury Say.” New York Sun, January 30, 1892.

Jack the Slasher Again.” Passaic (NJ) Daily News, January 16, 1892.

Jack the Slasher in Court.” New York Evening World, January 28, 1892.

Masterson a Roundsman Now.” New York Sun, January 20, 1892.

Men Whom Dowd Slashed.” New York Evening World, January 29, 1892.

Murder or Suicide?” New York Evening World, January 15, 1892.

Red Revenge Day By Day.” Pittsburgh (PA) Dispatch, January 18, 1892.

Saloon Keeper Flynn's Frenzy.” New York Sun, July 6, 1887.

Slasher Dowd's Defense.” New York Evening World, January 21, 1892.

Slasher Dowd's Trial Put Off.” New York Evening World, January 25, 1892.

The Slasher's Brother Sane.” New York Evening World, January 28, 1892.

The Weather.” Brooklyn Times-Union, January 18, 1892.

Who Killed Lawyer Carson?” New York Evening World, January 16, 1892.

Dekle, George. The East River Ripper. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2021.

New York, U.S., Sing Sing Prison Admission Registers, 1865-1939 - Ancestry.com

Daytonian in Manhattan: The 1894 House of Relief -- Nos. 67-69 Hudson St. (daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com)

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