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The Resource Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader, Edward J. Renehan, Jr

Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader, Edward J. Renehan, Jr

Label
Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader
Title
Deliberate evil
Title remainder
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader
Statement of responsibility
Edward J. Renehan, Jr
Title variation
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1830 murder of wealthy slaver Joseph White shook all of Salem, Massachusetts. Soon the crime drew national attention when it was discovered that two of the conspirators came from Salem's influential Crowninshield family: a clan of millionaire shipowners, cabinet secretaries, and congressmen. A prosecution team led by famed Massachusetts senator Daniel Webster made the case even more newsworthy. Meanwhile, young Salem native Nathaniel Hawthorne-- who knew several of the accused-- observed and wrote
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
11035622
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Renehan, Edward
Dewey number
364.152309744
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6533.M4
LC item number
R46 2022
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • White, Joseph
  • Webster, Daniel
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Murder
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader
Label
Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader, Edward J. Renehan, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-230) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Old Salem by moonlight -- An inconvenient apparition -- Wharves and decline -- A melancholy process of decay -- Great the pain this monster must be in -- Murder as one of the fine arts -- The Knapps of Salem -- The Crowinshields of Salem -- Vigilance -- A damned eternal fortune -- Forever stained with blood, blood, blood -- In the hands of an angry god -- Joseph Knapp Jr.'s confession as transcribed by Henry Colman -- The fiend has robbed justice of its victim -- An elaborate game of chess -- Black Dan -- A murder of no ordinary character -- The cry of the people is for blood -- Refuting the truth -- The conclusion of Webster's summation in the first trial: "Suicide is confession" -- A contagion of unexampled popular frenzy -- Franklin Dexter's summation at the second trial -- Daniel Webster's summation at the second trial -- The execution of Frank Knapp -- Emphatically encompassed by a sea of blood -- She must be the very devil -- The complaint of the human heart -- Ghosts -- Appendix: The last will and testament of Captain Joseph White
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781641603386
Lccn
2021944642
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • on1240209923
  • (OCoLC)1240209923
Label
Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader, Edward J. Renehan, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-230) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Old Salem by moonlight -- An inconvenient apparition -- Wharves and decline -- A melancholy process of decay -- Great the pain this monster must be in -- Murder as one of the fine arts -- The Knapps of Salem -- The Crowinshields of Salem -- Vigilance -- A damned eternal fortune -- Forever stained with blood, blood, blood -- In the hands of an angry god -- Joseph Knapp Jr.'s confession as transcribed by Henry Colman -- The fiend has robbed justice of its victim -- An elaborate game of chess -- Black Dan -- A murder of no ordinary character -- The cry of the people is for blood -- Refuting the truth -- The conclusion of Webster's summation in the first trial: "Suicide is confession" -- A contagion of unexampled popular frenzy -- Franklin Dexter's summation at the second trial -- Daniel Webster's summation at the second trial -- The execution of Frank Knapp -- Emphatically encompassed by a sea of blood -- She must be the very devil -- The complaint of the human heart -- Ghosts -- Appendix: The last will and testament of Captain Joseph White
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781641603386
Lccn
2021944642
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • on1240209923
  • (OCoLC)1240209923

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