Canton's Great Tragedy, the Murder of George D. Saxton, together with
Murder in Canton, Ohio: McDade 334 [Murder]. [Albaugh, Thurlow K. (1868-1937)]. George, Annie, E. [b.1859]. Saxton, George D. [1848-1898]. Canton's Great Tragedy: The Murder of George D. Saxton, Together with a History of the Arrest and Trial of Annie E. George, Charged with the Murder. With Biographical Sketches of George D. Saxton and Annie E. George. With Illustrations. [Wooster, OH: Press of Clapper Printing Co., 1899]. [ii], 308 pp. 14 leaves of plates. Illustrations. Octavo (7-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Softbound book in pictorial wrappers. Moderate soiling, rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, small hole to front wrapper, moderate browning to text, faint dampstaining to fore-edges of a few leaves near rear of text. $750. * Only edition. "Saxton, who was shot on October 7, 1898, was the brother of Mrs. William McKinley, wife of the President. Mrs. George was acquitted" (McDade). The title page ascribes this book to "Coe," which was the pen name of Albaugh K. Thurlow, a notable Ohio theater owner and manager. OCLC locates 15 copies, 6 outside of Ohio, 2 in law libraries (Harvard, University of Minnesota). McDade, The Annals of Murder 334.
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