Daniel Webster and the Salem Murder
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 1956 - Biography & Autobiography - 230 pages
Reprint of the sole edition. "This is the story of a famous murder...and of the trials of John Francis Knapp and of Joseph Jenkins Knapp. It is also the story of the part Daniel Webster played in those trials. His summation in one of those trials is thought by some to be the greatest ever delivered in America.": Introduction .
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THE SECOND TRIAL OF JOHN FRANCIS KNAPP
WEBSTER WRITES A SPEECH FOR POSTERITY
COMMENTS ON WEBSTERS ORATORY
THE TRIAL OF JOSEPH JENKINS KNAPP
THE TWO TRIALS OF GEORGE CROWNINSHIELD
A FEW LAST WORDS IN CONCLUSION
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April argument asked attorney Beckford Belfast believe Boston Bray brother Brown Street Burchmore called Captain White chaise chamber charge circumstances cloak club Colman committee of vigilance confession conspiracy conspirators conversation convicted counsel court crime Cross-examination Crownin dagger Daniel Webster Danvers Dartmouth College defense Dexter Dick dirk doubt Essex Street evidence fact Frank Knapp Frank's cell Gardiner gentlemen George Crowninshield grand jury guilty half-past heard hour Howard Street innocent J. J. Knapp John Francis Knapp Joseph Knapp Joseph's cell knew Leighton letter ment minutes Mirick morning murder was committed Newbury Street night o'clock Palmer perpetrator person Phippen Knapp present prisoner prisoner's proof prosecution prove question recollect remember Richard Crowninshield Robert Rantoul ropewalk Salem seen Selman Southwick speech Stephen White story supposed suspicion swear tell testified thing thought told trial truth walked Wenham window witness