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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 57

26. Abner Cheney Goodell, The Trial and Execution for Petit Treason, of Mark and Phillis, Slaves of Capt. John Codman, Who Murdered Their Master at Charlestown, Mass., in 1755; for which the Man Was Hanged and Gibbeted, and the Woman Was Burned to Death. Including also, Some Account of Other Punishments by Burning in Massachusetts (Cambridge, MA: John Wilson & Son, 1883). (39 p.)

Court record of an old murder trial involving two slaves who were charged with having murdered their master. (The collection has another copy of this pamphlet in volume 71 [no. 1].)