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Author Burnham, Josiah, 1743-1806, defendant.

Title Josiah Burnham, his trial and execution for murder : with sermon preached at Haverhill, N.H. by the Rev. David Sutherland at time and place of execution, August 12, 1806.

Published Woodsville, N.H. : News Book and Job Print, 1909.
[Buffalo, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., [2008]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (38 pages).
monochrome rdacc
Series HeinOnline world trials.
HeinOnline religion and the law.
HeinOnline history of capital punishment.
World trials library.
Religion and the law.
History of capital punishment.
Notes Foreword on p. [3] signed: William F. Whitcher.
A sermon delivered at Haverhill, Newhampshire [sic], August 12, 1806 (p. [19]-38) with facsimile of original 1806 title page.
Summary "On the evening of December 17, 1805, Josiah Burnham, who was confined in the jail for debt, brutally murdered two fellow prisioners, Capt. Joseph Starkweather, Jr., of Haverhill and Russell Freeman, Esq., of Hanover, who were also confined for debt"--page [5].
Notes Description based on PDF title page, viewed August 31, 2008.
Other author Whitcher, William F. (William Frederick), 1845-1918, writer of foreword.
Sutherland, David, 1777-1855. Sermon delivered at Haverhill, Newhampshire, August 12, 1806.
New Hampshire. Superior Court of Judicature.
Subject Burnham, Josiah, 1743-1806. -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Freeman, Russell, 1750-1805.
Starkweather, Joseph, -1805.
Trials (Murder) -- New Hampshire -- Haverhill.
Murder -- New Hampshire -- Haverhill.
Prison homicide -- New Hampshire -- Haverhill.
Executions and executioners -- New Hampshire -- Haverhill.
Trial and arbitral proceedings.
Electronic books.