The Resource Murder and mayhem in Essex County, Robert Wilhelm, (ebook)

Murder and mayhem in Essex County, Robert Wilhelm, (ebook)

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Murder and mayhem in Essex County
Title
Murder and mayhem in Essex County
Statement of responsibility
Robert Wilhelm
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The idea of a criminal record originated in the early seventeenth century when the magistrates of the Massachusetts Bay Colony began recording dates, places, victims and criminals. Despite, or perhaps because of, the strict code of the Puritans, some early settlers earned quite the rap sheet that landed them either in the stocks or at the end of a noose. With biting wit and an eye for the macabre, local author Robert Wilhelm traces the first documented cases of murder and mayhem in Essex County, Massachusetts. Discover the story of Hannah Duston's revenge on her Abenaki Indian captors, why the witchcraft hysteria hung over Salem and Andover and how Rachel Wall made her living as a pirate. Decide for yourself whether the accused are guilty or if history lends itself to something else entirely
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Wilhelm, Robert
Dewey number
364.152/3097445
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Murder
  • Violent crimes
  • Essex County (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Murder and mayhem in Essex County, Robert Wilhelm, (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614234319
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12244639
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12244639
System control number
MWT12244639
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Murder and mayhem in Essex County, Robert Wilhelm, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614234319
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12244639
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12244639
System control number
MWT12244639
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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