Newspaper -  The Cincinnati Enquirer,  Date :  12/24/1876

Blackburn's first escape from the Ohio State Penitentiary in 1876.

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Newspaper -  The Coshocton Age,  Date :  09/13/1895

Blackburn's 2nd escape in 1895.

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Newspaper -  Athens Messenger , Date : 10/17/1895

Blackburn is recaptured after his 1895 escape.

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Executive documents from the Ohio State Penitentiary

Details on how Blackburn escaped and general info.

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