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  • Argument of William H. Seward, in defence of Abel F. Fitch and others, under an indictment for arson, delivered at Detroit, on the 12th, 13th and 15th days of September, 1851. Phonographically reported by T. C. Leland.

    Author: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872.
    Imprint: Derby & Miller,: Auburn, NY; 1851

    Repository: Rush Rhees Library, Rare Books and Special Collections
    Call Number: 100R, 118N, 262W
    Notes: Abel F. Fitch, Ammi Filley and others were tried in the Wayne County Circuit Court for burning the freight depot of the Michigan Central Railroad Company at Detroit. Fitch died during the trial, and the case was continued as The People of the State of Mic

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