Table of Contents & Appendix

Table of Contents
Introduction
1. Unnatural Murder 1
2. By the Lot of Providence 5
3. A Bad Conjugal Example 14
4. Irrevocably joined in Marriage 29
5. Seduced from Virtue and Prudence 36
6. Burgoin People 45
7. His Time Is Come 58
8. The Hands of Justice 67
9. Petitions to the Council 82
10. Dreadful Scene of Horror 95
11. Remains 105
Appendix
A.The Dying Declaration of James Buchanan, Ezra Ross, and William Brooks 111
B. Notes on the Trial of Bathsheba Spooner, 1778 Associate Justice Jedediah Foster 119
C. Minutes of Trial and Law Cases, 1777-1782 Robert Treat Paine 129
D. Indictment of William Brooks, James Buchanan, and Ezra Ross Associate Justice Nathaniel Peaslee Sargeant 135
E. Minutes in the Case of the Murder of Mr. Spooner Levi Lincoln 145
F. Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice William Cushing 154
G. Account of the Murder, Trial, and Execution from the Massachusetts Spy 155
H. Petition of Jabez and Johana Ross 160
I. Documents From the Executive Records, Revolutionary Council Papers, 1777-1778 163
Notes 169
Bibliography 185
Acknowledgments 191
ILLUSTRATIONS 94

Table of Contents and Appendix

Chapter One