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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