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The Resource Report of the trial of Willard Clark : indicted for the murder of Richard W. Wight, before the Superior Court of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, on Monday, September 17, 1855, by H.H. McFarland ; assisted by the counsel for the state and defense

Report of the trial of Willard Clark : indicted for the murder of Richard W. Wight, before the Superior Court of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, on Monday, September 17, 1855, by H.H. McFarland ; assisted by the counsel for the state and defense

Label
Report of the trial of Willard Clark : indicted for the murder of Richard W. Wight, before the Superior Court of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, on Monday, September 17, 1855
Title
Report of the trial of Willard Clark
Title remainder
indicted for the murder of Richard W. Wight, before the Superior Court of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, on Monday, September 17, 1855
Statement of responsibility
by H.H. McFarland ; assisted by the counsel for the state and defense
Title variation
Trial of Willard Clark
Creator
Contributor
Defendant
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Clark was apparently infatuated with a girl who married Wight. With no warning he shot Wight through the head while Wight was kneeling to tie a bundle. The crime and trial were in New Haven, Connecticut; Clark was acquitted on the ground of insanity
Cataloging source
DLC
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Clark, Willard
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1813-1877
  • 1799-1869
  • 1821-1901
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  • McFarland, H. H.
  • Foster, Eleazer Kingsbury
  • Keese, James D
  • Chapman, Charles
  • Harrison, Henry Baldwin
  • Connecticut
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  • Clark, Willard
  • Wight, Richard W
  • Insanity
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Homicide
  • Insanity defense
  • Sadoff Library [Collection] (CPP)
  • Sadoff, Robert L., 1936- [Donor] (CPP)
Label
Report of the trial of Willard Clark : indicted for the murder of Richard W. Wight, before the Superior Court of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, on Monday, September 17, 1855, by H.H. McFarland ; assisted by the counsel for the state and defense
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Publication
Note
  • Cover title: Trial of Willard Clark, for the murder of Richard W. Wight. Defense-insanity
  • E.K. Foster and James D. Keese, counsel for the state; Charles Chapman and HenryB. Harrison, counsel for the defense
  • Includes index
Control code
000148828
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
217 p.
Lccn
32008606
Note
Robert L. Sadoff Library of Forensic Psychiatry and Legal Medicine. Original paper wrappers, later bound in flexible maroon cloth. Some foxing.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148828
  • 154408
  • (OCoLC)ocm03441819
Label
Report of the trial of Willard Clark : indicted for the murder of Richard W. Wight, before the Superior Court of Connecticut, holden at New Haven, on Monday, September 17, 1855, by H.H. McFarland ; assisted by the counsel for the state and defense
Publication
Note
  • Cover title: Trial of Willard Clark, for the murder of Richard W. Wight. Defense-insanity
  • E.K. Foster and James D. Keese, counsel for the state; Charles Chapman and HenryB. Harrison, counsel for the defense
  • Includes index
Control code
000148828
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
217 p.
Lccn
32008606
Note
Robert L. Sadoff Library of Forensic Psychiatry and Legal Medicine. Original paper wrappers, later bound in flexible maroon cloth. Some foxing.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 148828
  • 154408
  • (OCoLC)ocm03441819

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