1858: Henry Fife and Charlotte Jones, exonerating Monroe Stewart 1942: Matvey Kuzmin, modern-day Ivan Susanin

1751: John Morrison, Francis McCoy, and Elizabeth Robinson, robbers

February 13th, 2015 Headsman

Anthony Vaver’s captivating Early American Crime blog neatly summarizes this story. But for readers with a taste for an original colonial hanging-pamphlet, read on …

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