The trial and conviction of Margaret Houghtaling
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Published by s.n. in Albany [N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Houghtaling, Margaret, -- d. 1817 -- Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Trials (Murder) -- New York (State)

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 51718
ContributionsNew York (State). Court of Oyer and Terminer (Columbia County)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination8 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15129932M

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