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Three Different Pamphlets About Jesse Strang’s Conviction for the Murder of John Whipple
Book #: 013289

Author: Strang, Jesse
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Various Albany, NY Publishers
Place: Albany, NY
Year: 1827
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Fair Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Softcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Three string-bound printed pamphlets. First pamphlet: “The Confession of Jesse Strang, Who Was Executed at Albany, August 24, 1827, for the Murder of John Whipple”, 24 pages, Strang’s confession in his own words. Second Pamphlet: “Trial of Jesse Strang, for the Murder of John Whipple, at a Special Court of Over and Terminer Holden in Albany in July, 1827”, 35 pages, reads as a narrative of the trial. Third Pamphlet: “The Confession of Jesse Strang, Who Was Convicted of the Murder of John Whipple, at a Special Court of Oyer and Terminer, held in and for the County of Albany, on the fourth day of August 1827”, 35 pages, “Being a Minute Relation of All the Circumstances Connected with the Murder, as Related by Him, After His Conviction; and Which He Most Solemnly Affirmed, Contained Nothing But the Truth.” The murder of John Whipple and Jesse Strang’s subsequent hanging caused a great stir in the Albany area and the nation as a whole. The murder took place at Cherry Hill, the home of the prominent Van Rensselaer family. It was also the last public hanging in Albany, NY. The pamphlets are stained and foxed, they have paper separation at the spine in varying degrees, chips and small tears along the edges. jesse strang, John whipple, cherry hill, van rensselaer family, albany new york murder, Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 4 lbs 0 oz. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 013289.