August 25, 1848 Here is an article indicating that the jury in the second case has rendered a verdict of guilty.  “One thing is certain.  These verdicts, and the ruling…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair

August 18, 1848 An article challenges the justice of the case, commends the defense offered by Horace Mann, is critical of the Judge, and expresses hope that there might be…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair Mann, Horace

August 11, 1848 An article about the Drayton trial and conviction predicts that the “verdict will probably be set aside”.  Asserts that three members of the jury, all Irishmen, were…

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* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair

* ALL ARTICLES CHRONOLOGICALLY 1848 Drayton - The Pearl Affair