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Kentucky jurisprudence : a history of the trial of Miss Delia A. Webster, at Lexington, Kentucky, Dec'r 17-21, 1844, before the Hon. Richard Buckner; On a charge of aiding slaves to escape from that Commonwealth -with miscellaneous remarks including her views on American slavery / written by herself.
by Webster, Delia Ann (1845)
The Lady Flora Hastings her life and death : with questions for the Queen, and criticisms of her court / Flora Hastings.
by Hastings, Flora, Lady, 1806-1839. ([18--])
Lady Flora Hastings. The court doctor dissected; with observations on the statements of Ladies Portman and Tavistock. / By John Fisher Murray.
by Murray, John Fisher, 1811-1865. (1839)
The last will and testament of Silvanus Packard, late of Boston, Mass., deceased / Silvanus Packard.
by Packard, Silvanus. (1866)
The late Lady Flora Hastings. Statements of The Marquis of Hastings, Marchioness of Tavistock, Lady Portman, Lord Portman, and Sir James Clark.
by Hastings, Flora, Lady, 1806-1839 ([18--])
The law of charitable uses : argument of Wm. Curtis Noyes, before the Court of appeals of the state of New York, in the case of Beekman, administrator, &c., against the people, &c., and others, in behalf of Thomas Beekman, one of the respondents ; with an appendix containing the will.
by Noyes, William Curtis, 1805-1864. (1861)
Legal reform : an address to the graduating class of the Law school of the University of Albany, delivered March 27, 1856 / by Alfred Conkling.
by Conkling, Alfred, 1789-1874. (1856)
A letter from Richard P. Robinson, as connected with the murder of Ellen Jewett : sent in a letter to his friend, Thomas Armstrong, with a defence of the jury.
by Robinson, Richard P. (1837)
Letter from the Secretary of War, transmitting information respecting the original amount of a judgement lately obtained by the United States, in the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, against Colonel William Duane / William Duane.
by Duane, William, 1807-1882. (1823)
A letter to Mr. William Parkinson, pastor of the Baptist Church meeting in Gold-Strut, New York : to which is added a dialogue between two brothers ... / by John Inglesby.
by Inglesby, John. (1808)
A Letter to the secret committee : containing certain extraordinary practices of the late M---r, intended to have been laid before them in a private manner, and now submitted to their publick consideration
by Unkown Author (1742)
[Letter] Washington, May 28, 1866 [to] Hon. James Speed, Attorney General.
by Beard, Henry (Attorney) (1866)
Libel suit of Chief Justice Ames against Thomas R. Hazard : Hon. Joseph M. Blake's argument for defendant upon plaintiff's demurrer.
by Hazard, Thomas R. (Thomas Robinson), 1797-1886, defendant. (1862)
The life and authentick trial of Doctor Hensey, for high-treason in giving intelligence to the French.
by Hensey, Florence. (1758)
The Life, confession and atrocious crimes of Antoine Probst, the murderer of the Deering family : to which is added a graphic account of many of the most horrible and mysterious murders committed in this and other countries.
by Unkown Author (1866)
Life and confession of Ann Walters, the female murderess! : also the execution of Enos G. Dudley, at Haverhill, N.H., May 23rd, 1849 : to which is added the confession of Mary Runkle, who was executed for murder.
by Unknown Author (1850)
The life and confession of Carolino Estradas de Mina : executed at Doylestown, June 21, 1832, for poisoning with arsenic, William Chapman / written by himself in the Spanish language, while under sentence of death in the jail at Doylestown, and delivered by him to the sheriff of Bucks County, with a request to have the same translated into English ; translated from the original ms. in Spanish, by C.G.
by Estradas de Mina, Carolino, 1809-1832. (1832)
Life and confession of Mary Jane Gordon : who was tried, condemned, and hung on the 24th day of June, 1847 for the murder of Jane Anderson, a native of Vassalboro, Maine ... / carefully collected by the author, J.S. Calhoun.
by Calhoun, J. S. (John S.) (1847)
Life and confession of Mary Runkle : who was condemned and sentenced to be executed at Witesboro, Oneida Co., N.Y. on the 9th day of November 1847 for the murder of her husband, John Runkle.
by Runkle, Mary, d1847. (1847)
The Life and confessions of Mrs. Henrietta Robinson, the veiled murderess : who was sentenced to be hung August 3d, 1855, at Troy, New York, for the murder of Timothy Lanagan, and who is still under indictment for the murder of Miss Jane Lubin [sic] ...
by Robinson, Henrietta (1855)
Life and confession of Sophia Hamilton, who was tried, condemned and sentenced to be hung, at Montreal, L.C., on the 22d of January, 1845, for the perpetration of the most shocking murders and daring robberies perhaps recorded in the annals of crime / carefully selected by the author, William H. Jackson.
by Jackson, Bill (William H.) (1845)
Life and confession of Sophia Hamilton, who was tried, condemned and sentenced to be hung, at Montreal, L.C., on the 25th of November, 1844, for the perpetration of the most shocking murders and daring robberies perhaps recorded in the annals of crime / carefully selected by the author, William H. Jackson.
by Jackson, Bill (William H.) (1844)
The life and death of Mrs. Maria Bickford : a beautiful female who was inhumanly murdered in the moral and religious city of Boston on the night of the 27th of October, 1845, by Albert J. Tirrell, her Paramour, arrested on board the ship Sultana, off New Orleans, December 6th.
by A Clergyman of Brunswick, ME. (1845)
Life and execution of Geo. Shaftesbury, who killed his father and mother! and Marie Lavine, his paramour, the noted murderess. Also the execution of Madam Tiquet, and the trial and execution of Prof. Webster, for the murder of Dr. Geo. Parkman!
by Shaftesbury, George Lampanas, 1850. (1856)
The life, condemnation, dying address, and trial of the three Thayers. Who were executed for the murder of John Love, at Buffalo, N.Y. June 17, 1825.
by Thayer, Isaac, d. 1825, defendant. (1825)
The life of Dick En-l--d, alias Captain En-l--d; or turf memory. With notes and illustrations.
by Unknown Author (1792)
The life of Thomas Muir Esq., advocate, younger of Huntershill near Glasgow : one of the celebrated reformers of 1792-93 : who was tried for sedition before the High Court of Justiciary in Scotland, and sentenced to transportation for fourteen years : with a full report of his trial. By Peter Mackenzie.
by Mackenzie, Peter, 1799-1875. (1837)
The Life, trial, condemnation, and dying address, of the three Thayers! : Who were executed for the murder of John Love, at Buffalo, N.Y. June 17, 1825.
by Thayer, Isaac, d. 1825, defendant. (1825)
The life, trial, confession and execution of Albert W. Hicks, the pirate and murderer : executed on Bedloe's Island, New York bay, on the 13th of July, 1860, for the murder of Capt. Burr, Smith and Oliver Watts, on board the oyster sloop E.A. Johnson : containing the history of his life (written by himself) from childhood up to the time of his arrest : with a full account of his piracies, murders, mutinies, high-way robberies, etc., comprising the particulars of one hundred murders! : to which is added the account of his arrest, imprisonment, trial and execution ; also, his phrenological character, as described by L.N. Fowler.
by Hicks, Albert W., 1820?-1860. (1860)
Life, trial, and execution of James Blomfield Rush of Potash farm, near Wymondham for the murder of Isaac Jermy, Esq., and Jermy Jermy, Esq., his son, at their residence, Stanfield Hall, Norfolk : with portrait, correct views, and plans of Stanfield Hall
by Rush, James Blomfield, d. 1849 (1849)
The Life, trial, and execution of Captain John Brown, known as "Old Brown of Ossawatomie," with a full account of the attempted insurrection at Harper's Ferry. Compiled from official and authentic sources. Including Cooke's confession and all the incidents of the execution.
by Brown, John, 1800-1859 (1859)
Life, trial, and particulars of the execution of Governor Wall : who was executed on Thursday morning last, fronting Newgate, for the murder of Benjamin Armstrong, nearly 20 years ago, at Goree, in Africa. By causing him to receive, without trial, 800 lashes, which we inflicted by Black Slaves, changed at every 25 lashes.
by Wall, Joseph, 1737-1802. (1802)
Lives and confessions of John Williams, Francis Frederick, John P. Rog, and Peter Peterson, who were tried at the United States Circuit Court at Boston, for murder & piracy; sentenced to be executed Jan. 21, 1819; and afterwards reprieved till Feb. 18, 1819
by Unknown Author (1819)
The lives of the felons, or, American criminal calendar / compiled in part from the New-York "National police gazette", and corrected, enlarged and revised on careful comparison with the criminal records of the various states ...
by Unknown Author ([1846?])
Livingston's monthly law magazine (Vol. 3, No. 1)
by Livingston, John (ed.) (Jan. 1855)
Lord Chedworth : Two actions brought by John Howe, esq. (afterwards Baron Chedworth) against George Lewis Dive, esq. / Published by Mr. Howe, at the request of his Friends.
by Howe, John. (1781)
Love & arsenic : the great Piqua murder : full report of the examination of James D. Mowrey, acccesory to the murder of Arthur Ragan, of Piqua, before Hon. Joseph Pearson, Probate Judge / reported by C.W. Tolford.
by Mowrey, James D., defendant. (1855)