Preston, William P., 1811-1880
- Existence: 1811 - 1880
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection consists of one notebook containg newspaper clippings and annotations that describe the 19th century trial of John Tarring charged with the murder of Eugene Broaders in Baltimore, Maryland.
Collection consists of two bound holographic volumes of Baltimore resident, Madge Preston (1815-1895). In the first volume (1868) Mrs. Preston copied letters sent to family and friends during a trip to Europe in 1868 in which she described the sea voyage, visits to German cities, and various social activities. Most of the letters are addressed to her husband, William P. Preston. The second volume (1885) is a record of letters sent and received and a daily ledger of weather and activities.
The collection consists of one notebook containing newspaper clippings and comments describing the trial of Michael Rock who was tried for the alleged rape of Baltimore woman Elizabeth Black, August 13, 1852. The week long trial was conducted in the criminal court of Baltimore City in November 1852. The clippings include testimony of all witnesses including those who were called by defense to give opinions of Mrs. Black's character.