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John Swartz and Casper Eichelman, 1874

Summary:Undated notes relating to the murder of Casper Eichelman by John Swartz on December 15, 1872. Letter from William P. Preston to James B. Groome, Governor of Maryland, on behalf of the parents of Casper Eichelman arguing against Swartz's release from prison, dated May 12, 1874.
Creator:Preston, William P.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
Temporal subject: 1801-1900
Topical subjects:Trials (Murder)
Preston, William P. -- Correspondence
Groome, James Black, 1838-1893 -- Correspondence
ArchivesUM location:Preston Family Papers
  • series 5
  • box 8
  • folder 30
  • accession 72-12
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Government, Law, Politics
Personal and Family Lives
War, Military
Women's Studies
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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