New York, 1895
John Quincy Adams, of Riverhead, whose daughters, Nettie and Sadie, aged 19 and 16, respectively, had their clothes stolen while bathing at Wildwood lake, posted the following notice:
$100 reward is offered for evidence that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the party who stole clothing belonging to my children while in bathing at the great pond, Riverhead, June 1895. JOHN Q. ADAMS.The theft is believed to have been the work of a practical joker. The clothes have not been recovered.
—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, July 5, 1895, p. 1.