The Letters and Correspondence of Mrs. Virginia Myers, Which Have...
A Murder in Richmond: McDade 711 [Murder]. Myers, William R., Defendant. The Letters and Correspondence of Mrs. Virginia Myers, (Which Have Never Before Been Published or Even Read in Court,) to Dudley Marvin Hoyt, Who was Murdered at Richmond, Sept. 28th, 1846, by Wm. R. Myers, and Two Others. Together with a Denial of the Truth of Mrs. Myers' Letter of Explanation of November Last, From Alta Vista. Likewise Added a Short Biography of D.M. Hoyt, By a Relative of the Deceased. Philadelphia: S.n., 1847. 63 pp. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Front wrapper edgeworn, chipped and partially detached, rear wrapper lacking. Light browning to text, light foxing to a few leaves, final leaf lightly edgeworn and partially detached. $250. * Only edition. "Dudley Hoyt had been intimate with Mrs. Myers in a hotel in Richmond, Virginia. Her husband, with his brother and a friend, called on Hoyt and presented him with a paper to sign promising to leave the city never to return. He refused and Myers shot him. All were acquitted" (McDade). OCLC locates 7 copies in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, Northwestern, University of Cincinnati, University of Richmond, US Supreme Court, Worcester County Law Library). McDade, The Annals of Murder 711.
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