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Electrocution and Weird Things I learned Researching Blackwell’s Island

Saturday, July 1st, 2017 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Elbridge T. Gerry, one of the founders of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, was a member of a three man commission whose job was to find a more humane method of execution than hanging. ...