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Joseph White (1748-1830) Murder Trial Papers

Joseph White (1748-1830) Murder Trial Papers

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SERIES I. Primary Source Material
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11Copy of indictment vs. Knapps and Crowninshield1830
2Testimonies of John Francis Knapp1830
3Testimonies, confessions, and statements of Mary W. Knapp, Nathaniel P. Knapp, John Francis Knapp, Joseph J. Knapp Jr.1830
4Letters, notes, statements, certificates, lists1830, 1882, 1964
5Letter signed [Nathaniel P. Knapp] to brother Frankundated
6Letters by A.L. Pierson to Dr. Channing at Harvard and to [Stephen] White re: medico-legal deductions of White case1830
7Letters to Joseph Knapp, Sr. from Palmer1830
8Letters to H. O. Alden, Esq., Belfast Maine1830
9Letters to Robert S. Rantoul, Jr.undated
9Notebook, 2nd trial of John Francis Knapp (Aug. 14, 1830)1830-1831
10List of jurors; all those sworn to testifyundated
11Miscellaneous notesundated
12Rantoul's question and answer re: John C. R. Palmer1830
13Statementsundated
14Testimonies of Southwick and Brayundated
15Letters to Nathaniel Knapp of Salem from wardens1830
16To William R. Long, Newburyport, stage driver: Osborn's charges, F. Dexter's receipt1830
17Letter from B[enjamin] Tucker re: Palmer1830
183 notebooks: List of the members of the voluntary patrol established April 9, 1830 and records of the Vigilance Committee (2 volumes)1830
19White's autopsy and newspaper account of same1830
21William Raymond Lee Ward sworn testimony1830
2Testimonies of the trialundated
SERIES II. Secondary Source Material
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23Letter from William R. L. Ward to Henry M. Brooks of Salem re: article on the Joseph White murder; Preface by William R. L. Ward (an account of the murder)1894
4A Report of the Evidence and Points of Law Arising in the Trial of John Francis Knapp for the Murder of Joseph White, Esquire before the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts1830
5Newspaper accounts and background information1830, 1882, 1964, undated
6Miscellaneous notes on law and other trials than Whiteundated
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