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Author Renehan, Edward, 1956- author.

Title Deliberate evil : Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader / Edward J. Renehan, Jr.

Publication Info. Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2022]

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 Avon Free Public Library - New Materials  364.1523 RENEHAN    Check Shelf
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 Enfield, Main Library - New Materials  364.1523 REN    DUE 06-30-22
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  364.1523 RENEHAN    DUE 05-31-22
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Description xiii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The 1830 murder of wealthy slaver Joseph White shook all of Salem, Massachusetts. Soon the crime drew national attention when it was discovered that two of the conspirators came from Salem?s influential Crowninshield family: a clan of millionaire shipowners, cabinet secretaries, and congressmen. A prosecution team led by famed Massachusetts senator Daniel Webster made the case even more newsworthy. Meanwhile, young Salem native Nathaniel Hawthorne?who knew several of the accused?observed and wrote.
Subject White, Joseph, 1747 or 1748-1830 -- Death and burial.
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Murder -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- History -- 19th century.
Murder -- Investigation -- Massachusetts -- Salem -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. (OCoLC)fst00030387
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852. (OCoLC)fst00052144
White, Joseph, 1747 or 1748-1830. (OCoLC)fst01857866
Murder. (OCoLC)fst01029781
Murder -- Investigation. (OCoLC)fst01029788
Massachusetts -- Salem. (OCoLC)fst01205839
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
Added Title Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster, and the 1830 murder of a Salem slave trader
ISBN 9781641603386 (hardcover)
1641603380 (hardcover)
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