Albany: David W. Barnes and W.S. Hevenor, 1853. Stitched in original printed blue wrappers. Frontis illustrations of murderer and murderee. , [1 blank], 176 pp. Light wrapper wear, Very Good.
"Hendrickson, twenty years old and a wastrel, poisoned his nineteen-year-old wife in the first case of aconite poisoning in America. The murder took place in a small country house with seven others of the Hendrickson family close by, all apparently conspiring to conceal the crime. Hendrickson was convicted and hanged" [McDade].
FIRST EDITION. McDade 468. Marke 990. Cohen 12686. Not in Harv. Law Cat. Item #37607