Early American Crime
Americans are fascinated by stories of crime and criminals, yet we generally know little about our country's early criminal history. This website explores the neglected topic of crime and punishment in colonial America and the early United States.
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Early American Criminals: Francis Burdett Personel and the Liberty Pole
Click image to read more Early American Criminals Constable Mr. Van Gelder was just about to abandon his search. He had recently been sent to New Haven, CT to find Francis Personel by New York City mayor Whitehead Hicks, who had learned that Personel was ...35 weeks ago
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