Three Famous Murders of the Early 1890s [Murder]. Graves, Thomas Thatcher [1841-1893]. Sawtell, Isaac [d.1891]. Almy, Frank C. [1857-1892]. Three of a Kind: Dr. Graves, Isaac Sawtell, Frank C. Almy. Laconia, NH: John J. Lane, c.1893. 48 pp. Woodcut text illustrations. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in pictorial wrappers. A few small chips to edges of wrappers, spine abraded, binding secure, moderate toning to interior. $300. * Only edition. "Price. 10 cents" at head of front cover. A sensational account of three famous murders of the early 1890s. Graves was a doctor who murdered a wealthy widow for her money. Sawtell murdered his brother in order to get his property. Almy murdered a girlfriend who refused to marry him. OCLC locates 8 copies, 2 in law libraries (University of Pennsylvania, Yale). Not in McDade, which lists several individual accounts of these three murders.
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