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Murder Mayhem in Essex County 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

  • Title: Murder & Mayhem in Essex County
  • Author: Robert Wilhelm
  • ISBN: 9781609494001
  • Page: 174
  • Format: Paperback
  • Murder & Mayhem in Essex County By Robert Wilhelm, 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 anThe 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.

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    1. This little book packs a mighty wallop, looking at notable crime in Essex County, Massachusetts, proving the Puritans who helped found this country in the 1600s weren t that pure.A woman poisons her son s wife because she didn t like her.There s the Salem Witch Trials you ll learn something, don t worry.Meet Hannah Duston Dustin, Dustan who killed a raiding party of Indians while they slept to make it back to Haverhill, from which she was kidnapped in 1697 Duston is the first woman honored in th [...]

    2. The audience for Murder and Mayhem in Essex County is by no means limited to those who live in and around Essex County Some of the stories involve people, places, and events that are familiar to almost anyone, such as the Salem witch trials although Wilhelm also explores the many other cases of witchcraft that occurred in the area Those stories that involve people who are less well known are intriguing in their own right, so anyone interested in early American crime will thoroughly enjoy reading [...]

    3. In his book Murder Mayhem in Essex Country , Robert Wilhelm gives us fourteen short stories on the macabre, but interesting history of northeastern Massachusetts I have lived in Essex County for my whole life and I knew very few of these stories I recommend this book to any student of history and those of us captivated by the evil that men and women do.

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