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Philadelphia, Pa. -- The Trial Of William Westervelt, An Alleged Accomplice In The Abduction Of Little Charlie Ross.

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Names
Ogden, Henry Alexander (1856-1936) (Artist)
Collection

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Trials -- United States

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC TRI-US
Topics
Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905
Judicial proceedings -- United States
Judges -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Judicial proceedings -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Ross, Christian K. (Christian Kunkel)
Courtrooms -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
Westervelt, William
Notes
Content : Printed on border: "The defendant, Westervelt, testifying in his own behalf ; Mr. C. K. Ross, father of the missing child ; Mrs. Westervelt and her children greeting William Westervelt in the court-room ; Walter Ross, Charlie's brother ; Judge Elcock." "A new scene in the remarkable drama is now being enacted in Philadelphia, where William Westervelt is being tried in the court of Quarter Sessions on a charge of complicity in the abduction. The Bill of Indictment against him charges that he and his wife Mary 'did aid and assist in secreting Charles Brewster Ross, the son of Christian K. and Mary Ann Ross, and conspired with William Mosher and Joseph Douglass, alias Joseph Clark, to decoy, entice, lead and carry away said child.' " Written on border: "Oct. 2, 1875" Includes additional text.

Source identifier: LES (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Dynix : 1993054
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17513732
Barcode : 33333159461983
UUID: 132e3ee0-c565-012f-dc61-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1875: Issued
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Philadelphia, Pa. -- The Trial Of William Westervelt, An Alleged Accomplice In The Abduction Of Little Charlie Ross." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d1b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Philadelphia, Pa. -- The Trial Of William Westervelt, An Alleged Accomplice In The Abduction Of Little Charlie Ross." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d1b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1875). Philadelphia, Pa. -- The Trial Of William Westervelt, An Alleged Accomplice In The Abduction Of Little Charlie Ross. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d1b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Philadelphia, Pa. -- The Trial Of William Westervelt, An Alleged Accomplice In The Abduction Of Little Charlie Ross.