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1815

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The Trial Of Moses Adams, High-Sheriff Of The County Of Hancock, Before The Supreme Judicial Court Of The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, On An Indictment For The Murder Of His Wife From Minutes Taken At The Trial By John Bulfinch, John Bulfinch Dec 1814

The Trial Of Moses Adams, High-Sheriff Of The County Of Hancock, Before The Supreme Judicial Court Of The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, On An Indictment For The Murder Of His Wife From Minutes Taken At The Trial By John Bulfinch, John Bulfinch

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Moses Adams of Ellsworth, Maine, was charged with: "not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil, on the twelfth day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, with force and arms, at Ellsworth ... in and upon one Mary Adams, the wife of the said Moses Adams, in the peace of the said Commonwealth, then and there being, feloniously, willfully and of his malice aforethought, did make an assault ... with a certain deadly weapon called an axe, of the value of one ...


Proceedings Of A Division Court Martial Constituted For The Trial Of Capt. Thomas Eastman, Battalion Of Cavalry, 1st Brigade, 8th Division; March 14, 1815 With His Defence Before The Court, The Division Order Of March 27th, Disapproving The Judgment Of The Court, And An Address To The Public, Thomas Eastman, William Winslow, James Waugh Dec 1814

Proceedings Of A Division Court Martial Constituted For The Trial Of Capt. Thomas Eastman, Battalion Of Cavalry, 1st Brigade, 8th Division; March 14, 1815 With His Defence Before The Court, The Division Order Of March 27th, Disapproving The Judgment Of The Court, And An Address To The Public, Thomas Eastman, William Winslow, James Waugh

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Minutes of the evidence, proceedings and judgment of a Division Court Martial, of which Lieut. Col. Commandant James Waugh. jun. of the 2d Reg. 2d Brig. is appointed President ; convened at Dillingham’s Tavern in Augusta, on Tuesday, the 14th day of March, 1815, for the trial of Capt. Thomas Eastman, of the Battalion of Cavalry in the 1st Brigade, on sundry specif cations of charge exhibited against him in the complaint of Lieut. William Winslow of the same Battalion.

Members of the Court
Lieut. Col. James Waugh, Jun. President
Maj. Nathan Stanley, 3d Reg. Inf. 2d Brig. 8th Div ...