Fall River Outrage

Recounts one of the most sensational and widely reported murder cases—a minister charged with the death by hanging of a pregnant mill worker—in nineteenth-century America.

Fall River Outrage
Life, Murder, and Justice in Early Industrial New England

David Richard Kasserman

1986 | 296 pages | Cloth $37.95 | Paper $24.95
American History | Women's Studies/Gender Studies | History
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction

1 The Outrage
2 Beginning a Life in the Mills
3 Ending a Life in the Mills
4 The Minister
5 Preliminary Engagements
6 The Prosecution
7 The Defense
8 The Verdict
9 Public Justice

Conclusion
Bibliography
Index