The notorious Mrs. Clem : murder and money in the Gilded Age / Wendy Gamber

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Typ materiału
Książka
Autor
Gamber, Wendy, 1958-

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Adres wydawniczy
Baltimore, Maryland : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
©2016
Opis fizyczny
xi, 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Uwagi
Includes bibliographical references (pages [249]-295) and index.
New Year's Day -- Business -- Cold Spring -- Detection -- Trial -- Self-reliant and God defiant! -- Knowed it was them -- I wish I was an angel -- A good soldier -- Lebanon -- The Indiana murderess -- Indiana justice -- I kept it rolling -- Aunty Smith -- Mrs. Dr. Patterson.
In September 1868, the remains of Jacob and Nancy Jane Young were found lying near the banks of Indiana's White River. Suspicion for both deaths turned to Nancy Clem, a housewife who was also one of Mr. Young's former business partners. Wendy Gamber chronicles the life and times of this charming and persuasive Gilded Age confidence woman, who became famous not only as an accused murderess but also as an itinerant peddler of patent medicine and the supposed originator of the Ponzi scheme.
Temat
Clem, Nancy E.
Clem, Nancy E.
Women murderers -- Indiana -- Biography.
Murder -- Indiana -- Case studies.
Crime -- Indiana -- History -- 19th century.
Indiana -- History -- 19th century.
Crime.
Murder.
Women murderers.
Indiana.
HISTORY / United States / General.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
HISTORY / Women.
Gatunek
Biography.
Case studies.
History.
Biographies.
ISBN
9781421420202 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)
1421420201 (hardcover ; alkaline paper)