This new Lynch Mob returned to Charleston impact proud that they had effectively served their unique sorts of fairness. Probably the regional papers, The Charleston Courier, claimed its profits towards the Friday, February 20, 1819.

Because Mr. Ross endured watched, the brand new residents who had been inspired out of the Six-mile Household came back, plus they was indeed enraged. They violently assaulted Mr. Ross, however, in some way the guy were able to eliminate towards the trees and get back to Charleston. As he turned up, the guy gave a pledged affidavit into the authorities towards the events you to definitely taken place at Six-mile Home.

John and you may Lavinia Fisher, James McElroy, Seth More youthful, and you can Jane Howard had been removed for the custody and you can stacked on the an excellent paddy truck due to their half a dozen-kilometer trip straight to the town Jail for the Charleston’s Magazine Street

William Hayward concerned Six mile Family of which he had been inside the hands, with another individual, whose name’s unknown because of the your, the said Hayward cursed him, collared him violently, and you may pushed him outside.

Mr. Ross states the guy stepped up so you can Hayward and his awesome spouse, requiring to go back to the to help you bring the things that belonged so you can your. Centered on his affidavit, the latest altercation went on and you can turned a lot more criminal:

Hayward set their give to the his bosom, and you may told you your damned infernal rascal, for many who set your own hand towards one thing, I can strike their heads aside.

Fisher along with his girlfriend Lavinia Fisher came up, having a couple other guys, whose names are unfamiliar so you can your – you to Lavinia Fisher put criminal give abreast of him, choaked [sic] and you can boxed his direct using a beneficial pian [sic] of windows glass – whilst I became endeavoring to track down away from her or him, Hayward and Fisher defeat him unmercifully, which have piled whips aided and you may aided from the most other a couple males, whoever labels is unfamiliar to help you him, there is certainly including an other woman, which aided an assisted, whilst these were overcoming your, the new deponent leapt outside of the piazza, and entered the trail through the woods then got to this new Five Kilometer House, but just as he’d inserted the fresh new woods, they fired within him, the guy got at the very least with the chief road as well as on his cure for city.

However, bad David Ross cannot possess noticed that as being the Six mile Family “watchman” is rapidly going to turn into an effective precarious and you may dangerous status

Seem to, Mr. Ross is actually extremely nimble to leave for example an overwhelming and violent crew. When he managed to get to Charleston the guy remembered reading Fisher cry, “ you damned infernal rascal if i actually connect your, I will leave you one hundred lashes!” “Infernal rascal,” Movie industry didn’t make you to gem.

A couple of hours afterwards several other child, John Peeples, who was watering their horses from the Six mile Family and additionally states was attacked and you can robbed. The guy, also, offered a sworn affidavit alleging you to Lavinia and you may John Fisher was basically part of the fresh new gang you to therefore cruelly overcome him and you will endangered their lifestyle.

Several victims, that happen to be plus eyewitnesses, as well as their affidavits was in fact what was needed seriously to obtain the Sherrif on it. Sherrif Nathanial Greene Cleary gathered a celebration of males and put away for the Six-mile Wayfarer House. They encircled the property, secured and you will stacked, and you will was basically open to a fight. However, without having any crisis, new number of bad guys surrendered. Particular stories say that John didn’t want to place his spouse, Lavinia, in harm’s ways, which is why the guy surrendered as opposed to opposition.

Some of the sheriff’s posse resided about to undergo new items in our home and outbuildings, in which they found the brand new mask from a newly slaughtered cow. It instantly speculated that try the cow which had reportedly gone forgotten a short time before.