Cluverius Tells His Story: McDade 193 Cluverius, Thomas J. [1861-1887]. Cluverius: My Life, Trial and Conviction. Richmond: Andrews, Baptist & Clemmitt, 1887. 112 pp. Quarto (6" x 5"). Stapled pamphlet in printed wrappers. Moderate soiling, light rubbing to extremities, spine ends abraded, moderate toning to text, minor stains to title page. $350. * First edition. A second edition with an account of the author's execution was published the same year. "Cluverius came from one of the 'better' Virginia families. He had married Lillian Madison, a country girl, but ad kept the marriage a secret from his family and friends. He finally had her come to Richmond, where he murdered her and threw her body into the reservoir. He was quickly traced, tried, and executed.": McDade, The Annals of Murder 193.
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