Death Sentences in Missouri, 1803-2005
A History and Comprehensive Registry of Legal Executions, Pardons, and CommutationsPaperback - 2006
This chronological discussion of the death penalty in Missouri covers those executed from 1803 through 2005. Sources include newspapers, county histories, prison records, Union Army records, pardon papers and appellate court cases. Chapters discuss such topics as the death penalty offenses of Indians and blacks; death sentences carried out by the military; lynchings; the gas chamber; the executions of rapists, juveniles, and women; pardons and commutations; appellate court reversals; and lethal injection.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006.
Branch Call Number: 364.6609778
Characteristics: xi, 267 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.