Alton Trials: Of Winthrop S. Gilman, who was Indicted ... for the Crime of Riot ... Written Out from Notes of the Trial, Taken at the Time, by a Member of the Bar of the Alton Municipal Court; Also, the Trial of John Solomon ... Indicted ... for a Riot Committed in Alton ... Written Out from Notes Taken at the Time of Trial
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