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NJDNP Blog Highlights the Mysterious Mr. Raffles

October 6, 2017
Mr. Raffles

The latest update from the New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project blog contains a curious account from the pages of the Perth Amboy Evening News from 1907. Apparently, a mysterious man by the name of Mr. Raffles was at large in the city, and a $50 reward in gold was offered to whoever could track him down.

But who was Mr. Raffles and was he ever caught? Read on to find out.