REPORT OF THE TRIAL OF SAMUEL M. ANDREWS, INDICTED FOR THE MURDER OF CORNELIUS HOLMES...AND A FULL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITIES UPON THE SUBJECT OF TRANSITORY INSANITY.

New York. 1869. 287pp. plus frontispiece map. Modern green cloth, spine gilt lettered. Institutional ink and blind stamps on titlepage. Light tanning. Good plus. Item #WRCAM53861

"Holmes was beaten to death with stones by Andrews, whom he had named as his heir in his will. The defendant pleaded insanity and self- defense, for he had had to fight off Holmes' attempted act of sodomy" - McDade. A sordid tale. McDADE 13. SABIN 18802.

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