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Report of the trial of Michael Rock on an indictment for a rape on Elizabeth Black

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0174
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1852

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  • Subject: Maryland X
  • Subject: Women X
  • Names: Preston, William P., 1811-1880 X
  • Names: Rock, Michael, active 1852 X