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The "Night-Rider" Trials In Tennessee.

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Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Trials -- United States

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1909
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC TRI-US
Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905
Judicial proceedings -- United States
Judges -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Judicial proceedings -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Juries -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Lawyers -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Night Riders (Group) -- 1900-1909
Burton, Tid
Prisoners -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Ferriner, Frank
Content : Printed on border: "Attorney-General D. J. Caldwell, the prosecutor ; Judge J. E. Jones, presiding at the trial ; Hon. R. A. Pierce, chief counsel for the defence ; The Lake County posse at Camp Nemo. Judge Harris, owner of Reelfoot Lake, is seated in the front row between his sisters ; Tid Burton, on trial as a leader of the night riders ; Three prominent prisoners being escorted through the town of Union City, Tennessee, under military guard. They had been brought in from Camp Nemo ; Frank Ferriner, night rider and star witness for the prosecution ; Habeas corpus proceedings held before Judge Jones. Attorney-General Caldwell is in the centre with his eyeglasses showing against his waistcoat ; The trial jury for the cases of the night riders charged with the murder of Captain Rankin at Reelfoot Lake." Written on border: "Jan. 16, 1909" Image torn.

Source identifier: HW (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1993054
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17513732
Barcode : 33333159462130
UUID: 12c5ea80-c565-012f-0a01-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1909: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The "Night-Rider" Trials In Tennessee." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The "Night-Rider" Trials In Tennessee." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1909). The "Night-Rider" Trials In Tennessee. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The "Night-Rider" Trials In Tennessee.