The confession of Tom Whittaker, of Pittsburg, who was tried and acquitted in Washington, Pa., for the murder of David Sproul, on the night of the 18th of March, 1867, written by himself in the Western Penitentiary, Allegheny City, PA; containing a full, complete and startling account of one of the most horrible murders and robberies ever committed in the United States, revealing the perpetrators of the terrible deed, and implicating unsuspected parties. Tom Whittaker.
The confession of Tom Whittaker, of Pittsburg, who was tried and acquitted in Washington, Pa., for the murder of David Sproul, on the night of the 18th of March, 1867, written by himself in the Western Penitentiary, Allegheny City, PA; containing a full, complete and startling account of one of the most horrible murders and robberies ever committed in the United States, revealing the perpetrators of the terrible deed, and implicating unsuspected parties
The confession of Tom Whittaker, of Pittsburg, who was tried and acquitted in Washington, Pa., for the murder of David Sproul, on the night of the 18th of March, 1867, written by himself in the Western Penitentiary, Allegheny City, PA; containing a full, complete and startling account of one of the most horrible murders and robberies ever committed in the United States, revealing the perpetrators of the terrible deed, and implicating unsuspected parties

The confession of Tom Whittaker, of Pittsburg, who was tried and acquitted in Washington, Pa., for the murder of David Sproul, on the night of the 18th of March, 1867, written by himself in the Western Penitentiary, Allegheny City, PA; containing a full, complete and startling account of one of the most horrible murders and robberies ever committed in the United States, revealing the perpetrators of the terrible deed, and implicating unsuspected parties

Pittsburgh: Union Publishing Co., 1874. First printing. 8vo, printed wraps, good copy with wear, rubbing and loss to covers, 125 pp, frontispiece. Rare in commerce and very few holdings in libraries. Sproul, of McDonald PA, was robbed at gunpoint and died after refusing to give the robbers what they wanted. Whittaker was acquitted not only of the murder charge but the robbery charge as well, but was confined to jail on another charge. Good. Item #H14188

Price: $200.00

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