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Trial of Daniel Sickles...

Item # 172248

April 09, 1859

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, April 9, 1859  The front
page features a cameo of 'The Hon. Daniel E. Sickles' with a lengthy accompanying article entitled "Biographical Sketch of Hon. D. E. Sickles". Two illustrations of: 'The Wreck of the Dromahair' 'Destruction of St. Peter's College, Troy, N.Y., by a Landslide' 'Landing of the Neapolitan Exiles at Queenstown, Ireland'. Nice full page: 'The Trial of Daniel Sickles for the Murder of P. Barton Key' in which the 'temporary insanity' plea was first used. Another full page on "The Trial of Hon. Daniel E. Sickles" features the illustrations of the persons involved in the trial.
Complete in 16 pages, in good condition, and contains additional prints and related text.

Category: 1857-1860