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Trial; Oliver, T Milward, Defendant
Trial of T Milward Oliver, At Stafford Summer Assizes, 1797,...
Death at the Hands of a Rejected Suitor [Trial]. Oliver, T. Milward [d. 1797], Defendant. Trial of T. Milward Oliver, At Stafford Summer Assizes, 1797, Before the Honourable Baron Perryn, For the Murder of Mr. John Wood, An Eminent Potter, Of Brownshill, In the County of Stafford. Stafford: Printed and sold by J.Drewry, [1797]. 76 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Moderate soiling and some edgewear to exterior, "4." and "W. Miller" to head of title page. Moderate toning to text, early marks and a few brief annotations to text, chip to lower margin of leaf B2 (pp. 7-8) with no loss to text. * Only edition. This trial concerns the murder of John Wood, a member of a prominent family of Staffordshire potters, who was killed by a rejected suitor for his daughter's hand. Oliver was found guilty and hanged. OCLC locates 9 copies worldwide, 4 in North America, 2 in law libraries (Harvard, Social Law). English Short-Title Catalogue T81557.
Bookseller: lawbook exchange (intrepidbooks) [Clark, New Jersey, United States]
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