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H.H. Holmes..... 1st U.S. serial killer....



Item # 679091

October 30, 1895

DAILY GLOBE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Oct. 30, 1895

* H.H. Holmes - Herman Webster Mudgett
* America's 1st serial killer trial
* Chicago murder castle


The top of page 2 has one column headings: "HIS COUNSEL RECALLED" "Holmes Gives Up the Attempt to Conduct His Own Defense" and more. (see) Report takes up over a full column. Coverage of the trial against H. H. Holmes for murder. Holmes is considered to be America's first serial killer. Nice to have in a publication close to Philadelphia, the city where the trial took place.
Complete with 4 pages, light toning, some small pencil markings, some margin wear with small tears, loose along the spine, very fragile, must be handled with care.

Category: Post-Civil War