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Solomon T. Wilson notebook

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030051944]
Identifier: MS-0176
Colletion consists of one notebook containing an incomplete account of the Trial of Solomon T. Wilson for the murder of John P. Bradshaw in 1885.

Dates

  • 1858

Creator

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Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet

Biographical / Historical

No biographical or historical information is available at this time.

Scope and Contents

Colletion consists of one holographic notebook containing an incomplete account of the Trial of Solomon T. Wilson for the murder of John P. Bradshaw in 1885. After many delays, the trial began in the Circuit Court, Talbot County Maryland on July 21, 1858. William P. Peterson was attorney for the defense. Events that caused the trial to be postponed over a three-year period are described, but the proceedings and final verdict are not recorded.

Related Materials

Materials related to other Maryland trials in which William P. Preston acted as defense attorney are available in Special Collections. See MS.0174 and MS.0175.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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