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The life, trial, confession and execution of Albert W. Hicks, pirate and murderer,

Title
The life, trial, confession and execution of Albert W. Hicks, pirate and murderer, executed on Bedloe's Island ... on the 13th of July, 1860, for the murder of Capt. Burr [and] Smith and Oliver Watts, on board the oyster sloop E.A. Johnson. Containing the history of his life (written by himself) ... With a full account of his piracies, murders, mutinies, high-way robberies, etc., comprising the particulars of nearly one hundred murders! To which is added the account of his arrest, imprisonment, trial ad execution. Also, his phrenological character, as described by L.N. Fowler ...
Author
Hicks, Albert W., 1820?-1860,
Publication
New York, R.M. De Witt [1860]

Details

Additional Authors
  • De Angelis, Lorenzo, active 1860.
  • Ford Collection.
  • Fowler, L. N. (Lorenzo Niles), 1811-1896.
  • United States. Circuit Court (2nd Circuit)
Description
84 p. incl. 2 fronts. plates, ports.; 22 cm.
Alternative Title
The trial and confession of Albert W. Hicks.
Subjects
Note
  • Running title: The trial and confession of Albert W. Hicks, the pirate.
  • Trial in U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York, commencing May 18, 1860, for piracy.
  • "The Confession [p. 39-66] was made ... to me and Mr. G.W. Clackner, he writing down the statement ... [with corrections]"--Letter to New York times, July 12, 1860, signed: Lorenzo De Angelis.
Call Number
SLN p.v. 9, no. 15
Author
Hicks, Albert W., 1820?-1860, defendant.
Title
The life, trial, confession and execution of Albert W. Hicks, pirate and murderer, executed on Bedloe's Island ... on the 13th of July, 1860, for the murder of Capt. Burr [and] Smith and Oliver Watts, on board the oyster sloop E.A. Johnson. Containing the history of his life (written by himself) ... With a full account of his piracies, murders, mutinies, high-way robberies, etc., comprising the particulars of nearly one hundred murders! To which is added the account of his arrest, imprisonment, trial ad execution. Also, his phrenological character, as described by L.N. Fowler ...
Imprint
New York, R.M. De Witt [1860]
Added Author
De Angelis, Lorenzo, active 1860.
Fowler, L. N. (Lorenzo Niles), 1811-1896.
United States. Circuit Court (2nd Circuit)
Ford Collection.
Added Title
The trial and confession of Albert W. Hicks.
Research Call Number
SLN p.v. 9, no. 15
8-SLN p.v. 20, no. 2
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