TRIAL OF JOHN FOX, FOR THE MURDER OF JOHN HENRY, AT THE SPECIAL TERM OF THE MIDDLESEX OYER AND TERMINER, AT NEW- BRUNSWICK, N.J., MAY, 1856. CONTAINING THE TESTIMONY OF THE WITNESSES, THE SPEECHES OF THE COUNSEL, THE CHARGE TO THE JURY BY JUDGE VREDENBERGH, THE VERDICT, AND THE SENTENCE OF THE PRISONER. John Fox.

TRIAL OF JOHN FOX, FOR THE MURDER OF JOHN HENRY, AT THE SPECIAL TERM OF THE MIDDLESEX OYER AND TERMINER, AT NEW- BRUNSWICK, N.J., MAY, 1856. CONTAINING THE TESTIMONY OF THE WITNESSES, THE SPEECHES OF THE COUNSEL, THE CHARGE TO THE JURY BY JUDGE VREDENBERGH, THE VERDICT, AND THE SENTENCE OF THE PRISONER.

New-Brunswick: Published at the Fredonian and Daily New-Brunswicker Office, 1856. [2], 52, 16, [2] pp. Disbound, with faint rubberstamp on title page. Errata at base of last page. Light dusting. Good+.

"Fox murdered Henry in New Brunswick by cutting his throat and leaving the body so that it froze in the ice. He revealed his guilt by knowing too much before the crime was discovered" [McDade]. Found guilty, he was sentenced to death by hanging. "The New Jersey Supreme Court subsequently affirmed the conviction at 25 New Jersey Law Reports 566" [Cohen]. "A young native of Canada, Fox became a gardener at Elizabethtown. He was found guilty of first degree murder after the jury had deliberated only an hour and a half" [Eberstadt].
McDade 317. Cohen 12574. Felcone Collection 1369. 167 Eberstadt 359. Item #35592

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