THE EXECUTION OF WILLIAM MCCAULEY. THE ONLY LEGAL HANGING THAT EVER OCCURED IN VAN BUREN COUNTY. AN INTERESTING AND AUTHENTIC HISTORY OF THE CRIME, CONFESSION, TRIAL AND EXECUTION.

[Keosauqua, Ia.]: Keosauqua Republican, 1905]. 11pp. Self-wrappers. Slight wear, heavy crease down center where previously folded. Very good. With a history of the Van Buren County Court House laid in. Item #WRCAM28072

The murder took place in 1844. The evidence against McCauley was hard to beat: an affadavit signed by the dying Don Ferdinand Coffman that McCauley had killed him. The self-styled only account of the execution given to the public. Van Buren County is is the southeast corner of Iowa.

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