Shawshank Anticipation

Sources and Additional Reading

“An Insane Murderer Captured.” Inter Ocean (Chicago). August 18, 1889, at 8.

“An Insane Murderer Escapes.” Inter Ocean (Chicago). August 10, 1889, at 3.

“Attacked By Maniacs.” Inter Ocean (Chicago). March 25, 1889, at 2.

“Bent On Murder.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch. June 7, 1889, at 4.

“County and Neighborhood News.” Harvard (Ill.) Independent. June 8, 1889, at 1.

“Escaped From the Asylum.” Quincy (Ill.) Daily Whig. August 17, 1889, at 8.

“Escaped From the Asylum.” Quincy (Ill.) Weekly Whig. August 22, 1889, at 6.

“Fighting With The Mad.” Times (Streator, Ill.). March 25, 1889, at 1.

Illinois. “Report of the Commissioners of the Illinois State Penitentiary at Joliet.” In Reports to the General Assembly of Illinois, Vol. 4. Springfield: H.W. Rokker, 1890.

“Items.” Chicago Tribune. May 24, 1889, at 6.

“Literary Notices.” Belvidere (Ill.) Standard. August 28, 1889, at 4.

“Murderer McCabe Escapes Again.” Chicago Tribune. August 27, 1889, at 5.

“Short Specials.” South Bend Tribune. August 27, 1889, at 3.

“State News.” Quincy (Ill.) Daily Herald. March 27, 1889, at 2.

“State News.” Albion (Ind.) Noble County Democrat. June 19, 1889, at 3.


  1. kbcaughlin says:

    Kevin, Keep these coming. Brilliant tone, well-researched and entertaining. I read two a few weeks ago and just binge-read the rest. Thanks so much.

    Keith Caughlin


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