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    in Greenville South Carolina Date s 1820 to 1838 Location Tag s South Main Street Yancey Earle Mansion House Murder Greenville SC The Mansion House in the town of Greenville South Carolina was erected in 1820 on South Main Street where it successfully functioned as a hotel John Nolan included a drawing of this Greenville hotspot in his book A Guide to Historic Greenville which allows his readers to peek

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    Mansion House in Greenville South Carolina Date s 1820 to 1838 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s South Main Street Yancey Earle Mansion House Murder Greenville SC The Mansion House in the town of Greenville South Carolina was erected in 1820 on South Main Street where it successfully functioned as a hotel John Nolan included a drawing of this Greenville hotspot in his book A Guide to Historic Greenville which

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    Crittenden has personal ties to that fateful day in November 1838 when newspaper editor William Lowndes Yancey shot his wife s uncle Dr Robinson Earle in the heart of the downtown area The murder was conducted because Earle had called Yancey a damned liar and Yancey felt that he needed to defend his honor against Earle s accusations This remarkable A Murder Trial in the Greenville Mountaineer Date s 1838 to 1839 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Greenville Mountaineer Earle Yancey Murder Greenville SC On November 9 1838 the Greenville Mountaineer reported on a murder trial against none other than its own editor mister William Lowndes Yancey Yancey shot and killed his wife s uncle Dr Robinson Earle on South Main Street in broad daylight in September 1838 The Yancey family was well known in the Greenville area in the 1820s as was the Earle family which caused this trial to become a rather The History behind the Mansion House in Greenville South Carolina Date s 1820 to 1838 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s South Main Street Yancey Earle Mansion House Murder Greenville SC The Mansion House in the town of Greenville South Carolina was erected in 1820

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    the Liuzzo house just two days after the funeral of Viola Liuzzo commemorating the life the The History behind the Mansion House in Greenville South Carolina Date s 1820 to 1838 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s South Main Street Yancey Earle Mansion House Murder Greenville SC The Mansion House in the town of Greenville South Carolina was erected in 1820 on South Main Street where it successfully functioned as a hotel John Nolan included a drawing of this Greenville hotspot in his book A Guide to Historic Greenville which allows his readers to peek back at forgotten times The Mansion House was not just any hotel as every notable who had to visit Greenville in the The Murder and Trial of Singleton Mercer Date s February 10 1843 to April 14 1843 Location PHILADELPHIA Pennsylvania Tag s Insanity Defense George Lippard Singleton Mercer Heberton Sarah Mercer John Finch The Monks of Monk Hall The Quaker City Murder Philadelphia On 10 February 1843 Singleton Mercer shot and killed Mahlon Hutchinson Heberton aboard the ferry John Finch Public sympathy for Mercer was high and just over a month later on 28 March Mercer was acquitted of the charges on the grounds of insanity a relatively new and controversial defense The defense was controversial because the murder was one of revenge Heberton often described as handsome Whitman mourns for the fallen star of the Union Date s 1885 Location COLUMBIA New York Tag s Politics Health Death assassination Murder Walt Whitman one of the major American writers of the Civil War wrote When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom d after the assassination of the very charismatic leader of the Union during the Civil War Abraham Lincoln This poem mourned the death of the powerful western fallen star which was now hidden

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    The murder was quite a violent because Yancey not only shot Earle but he bludgeoned him repeatedly with his pistol and attempted to stab him with his sword after he did not fall down immediately The entire conflict ensued after Yancey had struck Earle s son who had called him a liar after Yancey defamed a politician that was related to the Earles While Dr Earle and Yancey initially worked out their differences while walking through the downtown area Yancey lost his temper when Earle once again called him a liar The article in the Greenville Mountaineer offers an elaborate account of the events leading up to the murder with witness testimonials and details of conversations between victim and perpetrator Even though the murder was well recorded due to the many witnesses Yancey pleads not guilty when he is on trial He ends up not being acquitted but the judge does rule that Yancey acted out of self defense and sentenced him to a mere year in prison and a fine The size of the article tells us something about the impact this trial had on the society of Greenville in 1838 and it is very understandable that the murder of one notable by another in broad daylight on South Main Street was the talk of the town Interestingly enough the murder did not result in a family feud as Yancey s son Ben would even be buried in the Earle Family Cemetery on Old Buncombe Road in a later year The Greenville Mountaineer was a newspaper that focused largely on anti nullification and was located on Buncombe Street in Greenville The article it wrote on Yancey s trial seems quite sensationalistic and the paper also allowed Yancey to keep sending in articles while he was incarcerated The Mountaineer s

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    Before leaving for Milledgeville Georgia Jonathan R Davis of Gadsden South Carolina had to do some calculations While planning for his trip he took out his 1838 edition of Mitchell s Traveller s Guide through the United States The brown three by five inch book contained the mileage for all common stagecoach routes in the country as well as information on the few established Yellow Fever Responsible for Christian Miltenberger s Success in 19th Century New Orleans Date s 1838 Location ORLEANS Louisiana Tag s Health Death Migration Transportation Urban Life Boosterism Situated at the intersection of Royal and Dumaine Street in the heart of the New Orleans the Miltenberger House still stands as a testimony to one immigrant s accumulation of wealth and to medical advancements in the South during the 19th century Little was known about yellow fever especially ways to prevent or treat this disease Almost annually it seemed the Gulf Coast and in A Murder Trial in the Greenville Mountaineer Date s 1838 to 1839 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Greenville Mountaineer Earle Yancey Murder Greenville SC On November 9 1838 the Greenville Mountaineer reported on a murder trial against none other than its own editor mister William Lowndes Yancey Yancey shot and killed his wife s uncle Dr Robinson Earle on South Main Street in broad daylight in September 1838 The Yancey family was well known in the Greenville area in the 1820s as was the Earle family which caused this trial to become Mapping a Crime Scene in Greenville South Carolina Date s 1838 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Greenville SC Yancey Earle Murder Mansion Hotel Crittenden Writer of the Greenville Century Book S S Crittenden has personal ties to that fateful day in November 1838 when newspaper editor William Lowndes Yancey

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    killed his wife s uncle Dr Robinson Earle on South Main Street in broad daylight in September 1838 The Yancey family was well known in the Greenville area in the 1820s as was the Earle family which caused this trial to become a rather Mapping a Crime Scene in Greenville South Carolina Date s 1838 Location Tag s Greenville SC Yancey Earle Murder Mansion Hotel Crittenden Writer of the Greenville

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    Murder Trial in the Greenville Mountaineer Date s 1838 to 1839 Location GREENVILLE South Carolina Tag s Greenville Mountaineer Earle Yancey Murder Greenville SC On November 9 1838 the Greenville Mountaineer reported on a murder trial against none other than its own editor mister William Lowndes Yancey Yancey shot and killed his wife s uncle Dr Robinson Earle on South Main Street in broad daylight in September 1838 The Yancey

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