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Trial of Madeleine Smith 2nd ed isbn 004285

Trial of Madeleine Smith

Edited by: A. Duncan Smith

ISBN13: 004537
ISBN: 004537
New Edition ISBN: 004285
Published: December 1905
Publisher: William Hodge and Company, Limited
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Hardback
Price: £50.00
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Madeleine Smith, the daughter of a well-known and respected citizen of Glasgow, was tried at Edinburgh in June, 1857, for the murder of Pierre Emile L'Angelier.

When still young Madeleine made the acquaintance of L'Angelier, who was a clerk in a Glasgow warehouse and much below her in social station. From the first their association was of a clandestine nature; meetings and interviews became frequent, and when these were found impracticable, affectionately worded missives were exchanged.

On becoming engaged to a gentleman in her own station of life, Madeleine endeavoured to get back from L'Angelier the compromising letters she had written him, but without success. At her trial, which followed the sudden death of L'Angelier, the case for the Crown was that his death was due to arsenical poisoning, and that on several occasions the accused had supplied L'Angelier with cocoa or coffee poisoned with arsenic.

Legal History, Trials

Series: Notable Scottish Trials

Trial of Simon, Lord Lovat of the '45 ISBN 004536
Published March 1911
William Hodge and Company, Limited
(Second Hand)
Trial of Captain Porteous ISBN 004592
Published November 1909
William Hodge and Company, Limited
(Second Hand)
The Douglas Cause ISBN 004593
Published May 1909
William Hodge and Company, Limited
(Second Hand)
Trial of A. J. Monson
Edited by: John W. More
ISBN 004535
Published January 1908
William Hodge and Company, Limited
(Second Hand)
Trial of Dr Pritchard ISBN 004279
Published August 1906
William Hodge and Company, Limited
(Second Hand)
Trial of the City of Glasgow Bank Directors ISBN 004396
Published April 1905
William Hodge and Company, Limited
Out of print