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Sketches of the life, and a narrative of the trial of James Hamilton [microform] : who was tried and convicted, and sentenced to be hung ... for the murder of Major Benjamin Birdsall
Bib ID 1246614
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Description Albany [N.Y. : s.n.], 1818 
16 p. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 45721.

Notes

"To which is added, a succint statement of the facts relative to the murder, by Lieut. Scott; also, the interview had with Major Birdsall during his last moments by the Rev. Hooper Cumming; also, the Rev. Hooper Cumming's address to the soldiers of Major Birdsall's company ... at the interment of Maj. Birdsall."

The account by Scott and the interview by Cumming are taken from articles in the Albany Register, July 12 and 13, 1818; the sketch of Birdsall's life is from the Albany Daily Advertiser of July 15, 1818.

Title supplied by Shaw and Shoemaker: Sketches of the life and trial of Hamilton, convicted for murder (Supreme Court, New York) with statement of facts, etc.

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Shaw & Shoemaker, 45721.

Reproduction Microopaque. New York, N.Y. : Readex Microprint, courtesy of A.A.S., 1980. 1 microopaque ; 23 x 15 cm. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 45721). 
Subjects Hamilton, James, 1791-1818 -- Trials, litigation, etc.  |  Birdsall, Benjamin, -1818.  |  Trials (Murder) -- New York (State) -- Albany.
Place United States New York Albany.
Other authors/contributors Cumming, Hooper, 1788-1825  |  Hamilton, James, 1791-1818. Trial of James Hamilton for the murder of Major Benjamin Birdsall  |  New York (State). Supreme Court
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