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$3,000 Reward! Broadside
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[ This description is from the project: MHS 225th Anniversary ]

This broadside advertises a handsome $3,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of the missing Boston physician George Parkman. On 30 November 1849, Parkman's remains were found in a furnace in John White Webster's laboratory at Harvard Medical College. After a sensational trial, Webster was convicted of murder and executed.