THE LAW OF SELF-DEFENSE. THE TRIAL OF GEORGE W. CONGDON FOR THE MURDER OF CHRISTOPHER G. WILCOX.

Providence: 1884. Original printed wrappers [chipped at spine ends and corners]. Stitched, 176pp. Untrimmed and partly uncut, Very Good plus.

"The shooting, which took place at Warwick, Rhode Island, was the culmination of a dispute over a quantity of scallop shells which had lead to a law suit. Congdon was convicted of manslaughter." McDade, who records no other item on this trial.
FIRST EDITION. McDade 209. Item #21949

Price: $150.00

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