Charges of murder against Elisha Witter


From Preston Historical Society

Description
Coll. 003 Fold. 051 Doc. 009  Charges of murder against Elisha Witter  One lined note paper.  Appears to be a copy from the Norwich Packet, April 1781, that was taken from Rev. War Archives of Conn., Vol. 23, pp. 123-124, 1781.  Describes the Memorial of Wm Witter of Preston and that on April 12, 1781, his son, Elisha, in a fit of Distraction killed his sister and her Infant child and his own child.  And the outcome of this trial.
Dimensions
10.5" H X 7" W
Accession/ID number
Coll. 003 Fold. 051 Doc. 009