Reaction: "Who Is This Insane Girl?" - Unsigned - New York Sun

Reaction: "Who Is This Insane Girl?" - Unsigned - New York Sun

She Is Pretty, Well Dressed and Speaks Spanish; She Wandered into Matron Stenard's Home for Women and Asked for a Pistol to Protect Herself

by: Unsigned | publication date: September 25, 1887 | Publication: New York Sun | pages: 1:7

"The Matron said that Nellie came to the Home alone about noon on Friday, and said she was looking for her trunks. She was dressed in a gray flannel dress trimmed with brown, brown silk globes, a black straw sailor's hat trimmed with brown, and wore a thin gray illusion veil."

The Sun's reporter, as well as reporters from other of the World's competitors, encounters the mysterious insane girl.

Public domain.