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Trial of Henry Philips for the Murder of Gaspard Dennegri, 1817. Trial, Henry Philips.
Trial of Henry Philips for the Murder of Gaspard Dennegri, 1817...

Trial of Henry Philips for the Murder of Gaspard Dennegri, 1817...

Fatally Struck by a Loggerhead: McDade 746 [Trial]. Philips, Henry. Trial of Henry Philips for the Murder of Gaspard Dennegri [sic]. Supreme Judicial Court, Boston, January 9, 1817. [(Boston): Printed by Thomas G. Bangs, (1817)]. 24 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers. Chipping and a few tears to edges, upper section lacking from rear wrapper. Moderate toning and light foxing to interior, faint dampstaining in a few places. $1,250. * Only edition. "Denegri was struck on the head by a loggerhead during a minor disturbance at a tavern. Today the circumstances would at the most be considered manslaughter, but Poor Philips was found guilty of murder and hanged" (McDade). OCLC locates 9 copies, 2 in law libraries (Library of Congress, Social Law). McDade, The Annals of Murder 746.

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