June 14, 2024


Advocacy. Mediation. Success.

Lines written on the death of Sarah M. Cornell.

one sheet (one unnumbered website page) : illustrations 43 x 20 cm. On December 21, 1832, the human body of Sarah M. Cornell was uncovered hanging on a farm in Tiverton, Rhode Island. A Methodist minister, Ephraim K. Avery, was billed with her murder, foremost to a person of the most sensational trials of the nineteenth century. His acquital provoked well-liked outrage, as mirrored in this broadside.