Wicked Men Ensnared by Themselves, McDade 601. Sprague, William Buell [1795-1876]. Wicked Men Ensnared by Themselves: A Sermon Preached, December 16, 1825 in the Second Parish of West Springfield, At the Interment of Samuel Leonard, And Mrs. Harriet Leonard, His Wife; The Former of Whom Murdered the Latter, And then Committed Suicide. Springfield, MA: Tannatt & Co., Printers, 1826. [iii], 4-44 pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet, untrimmed edges. Toning, light soiling and faint dampstain to title page, internally clean. $150. * First edition. After threatening several times to do so, Leonard killed his wife with an ax and then cut his own throat": McDade, The Annals of Murder 601.
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