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Format:
Book
Title:
A report of the examination of David Gibbs, Fanny Leach, and Eliza P. Burdick, for the alledged murder of Sally Burdick, at Coventry, R.I., on the 18th Feb. 1833 : from minutes taken at the examination and published under the direction of the examining magistrates, and at the request of the prisoners.
Author/Creator:
Gibbs, David, fl. 1833.
Hanmer and Comstock, printer.
Call number:
KF223 G49 1833
Imprint date:
1833.
Publisher:
Published by Hanmer and Comstock,
Imprint place:
Hartford :
Physical Description:
44 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliographic References:
McDade, T.M. Murder, 350; Checklist of Amer. imprints 18989; Sabin 27296.
Notes:
"Although murder was charged, this appears to have been a case of attempted abortion. The first two named were held for trial."--McDade, T.M. The annals of murder, p. 106.
Reclassed from R.I. State 6B in 2011
Subject:
Burdick, Eliza P. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Burdick, Sally, 1811-1833.
Gibbs, David, fl. 1833 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Leach, Fanny -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Abortion -- Rhode Island -- 1833.
Trials (Murder) -- Rhode Island -- Coventry.
Turkish marbled papers
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