Cape Cod Murder of 1899 by Theresa Mitchell Barbo
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Cape Cod Murder of 1899
By Theresa Mitchell Barbo

The Cape Cod Murder of 1899

Edwin Ray Snow's Punishment & Redemption

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Cape Cod Murder of 1899 by Theresa Mitchell Barbo

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On a crisp September evening in 1899, a seventeen-year-old petty thief named Edwin Ray Snow shot and killed a bakery deliveryman named Jimmy Whittemore outside Yarmouth. The gunshots rang out for only a moment, but the effects resounded on Cape Cod for half a century. The idyllic atmosphere of turn-of-the-century Cape Cod was shattered in a flash. Soon after the crime, Snow pleaded guilty to murder in the first degree, and was the first person ever to be sentenced to death by electric chair in Massachusetts history. But his compelling story didn't end there, and his redemption--earned through decades of hard time--was as dramatic and uplifting as his crime was heinous. Drawing upon town records, historical documents, correspondence and newspapers of the day, The Cape Cod Murder of 1899 recreates the towns of Dennis and Yarmouth at the turn of the century and examines the details of a murder that shook Cape Cod to its core.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781596292277
ISBN-10: 159629227X
Format: Paperback / softback
(158mm x 235mm x 9mm)
Pages: 94
Imprint: History Press (SC)
Publisher: History Press (SC)
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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