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Porter, Charles H.  A statement of the case of The people against Elisha B. Fero. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1870. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.25"). 48 pp., illus.
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Porter (1834-1903), an M.D. living and practicing in Albany, gave post-mortem forensic medical evidence at the trial of Elisha Fero for the murder by gunshot of his wife. He lays out of the evidence and testimony presented by both sides, including his own for the defense, and the verdict of the jury.
        "From the Journal of Psychological Medicine, April, 1870" (title-page). "The case of The people vs. Elisha B. Fero was tried at the Delaware (N.Y.) Oyer and terminer, commencing September 23, and ending October 1, 1869 . . . Fero was indicted for the murder of his wife, Louisa Fero, on the morning of November 24, 1868" (p. 3) and was found not guilty.
        => Illustrated with forensic images of skulls.

Not in McDade, Annals of Murder. Original printed wrappers, chipped, and with old light waterstaining at rear.  (39248)   Please RESHELVE This.


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