Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Foote” in chapter 1.2, section c.1.2.2, page 29 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...f his jury efforts were his speeches against Bird for the murder of Cameron, and against Phelps, the notorious highway robber and murderer.
Both were convicted.
The former owed his conviction, as General Foote , who defended him with great zeal and ability thought, to the transcendent eloquence of Prentiss.
He was justly convicted, however, as his confession, afterwards made, proved.
Phelps was one of t...
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