Murder on Long Island: A Nineteenth-Century Tale of Tragedy & Revenge

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In the mid-nineteenth century, James Wickham was a wealthy farmer with a large estate in Cutchogue, Long Island. His extensive property included a mansion and eighty acres of farmland that were maintained by a staff of servants. In 1854, Wickham got into an argument with one of his workers, Nicholas Behan, after Behan harassed another employee who refused to marry him. Several days after Behan's dismissal, he crept back into the house in the dead of night. With an axe, he butchered Wickham and his wife, Frances, and fled to ...

Murder on Long Island: A Nineteenth-Century Tale of Tragedy & Revenge 2013, History Press Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540208347

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Murder on Long Island: A Nineteenth-Century Tale of Tragedy & Revenge 2013, History Press (SC), Charleston

ISBN-13: 9781626190030

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