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April 27, 1859

THE NEW YORK HERALD, with reports about the sensational trial of Daniel Sickles, the murderer of Philip Barton Key (son of Francis Scott Key). In good condition, April 27, 1859.
* Daniel Sickles acquitted of murdering Philip Barton Key

Pg. 2 has: The Washington Tragedy Trial of Daniel E. Sickles for Killing Philip Barton Key Argument of Mr. Ould for the Prosecution and Judge Crawfords Address The Case Given to the Jury THE VERDICT Unanimous Acquittal of Mr. Sickles Intense Excitement. Very minor printing crease in one line of this text. Note: this was the first time that a temporary insanity plea was used as a defense. Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in nice condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War