DEATH SENTENCES IN MISSOURI , 1803-2005. A History and Comprehensive Registry of Legal Executions, Pardons, and Commutations

Author: Frazier (Harriet C.)
Year: 2006
Publisher: McFarland
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: F
ISBN: 9780786427192
Price: 40.00
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Softcover. This chronological discussion of the death penalty in Missouri covers all known persons executed legally from 1803 through 2005. Sources include newspapers, county histories, prison records, Union Army records, pardon papers and appellate court cases. Chapters consider special topics such as the death penalty offences of Indians and blacks (slaves and free); death sentences carried out by the military; the gas chamber; the executions of rapists, juveniles, and women; pardons and commutations; appellate court reversals; and lethal injection. Illus., Appendices, Chapter Notes. Bibliog. and Index. 267pp. 4to softcover. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his poersonal b/plate. F.

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