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[[File:VirginiaArgus25June1806p3Detail.jpg|link={{filepath:VirginiaArgus25June1806p1p3.pdf}}|thumb|right|350px|Announcement in the [https://catalog.swem.wm.edu/law/Record/829736 ''Virginia Argus''] (Richmond, VA) of George Wythe Sweeney's indictment for the murder of his great-uncle, [[George Wythe]], and Wythe's servant, [[Michael Brown]].]]
 
[[File:VirginiaArgus25June1806p3Detail.jpg|link={{filepath:VirginiaArgus25June1806p1p3.pdf}}|thumb|right|350px|Announcement in the [https://catalog.swem.wm.edu/law/Record/829736 ''Virginia Argus''] (Richmond, VA) of George Wythe Sweeney's indictment for the murder of his great-uncle, [[George Wythe]], and Wythe's servant, [[Michael Brown]].]]
George Wythe Sweeney's indictment for the murder of his great-uncle, [[George Wythe]], was announced in the local Richmond news printed in the [[Media:VirginiaArgus25June1806p1p3.pdf|''Virginia Argus'' on June 25, 1806]]:<ref>"[[Media:VirginiaArgus25June1806p1p3.pdf|''Virginia Argus'' (Richmond, VA), June 25, 1806, 3.]]</ref> Wythe's servant and prot&#233;g&#233;, [[Michael Brown]] died on June 1, a week before Wythe. Michael was sixteen years old, and Wythe had been tutoring him in Greek and Latin. Wythe's cook, Lydia Broadnax, survived the poisoning.
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George Wythe Sweeney's indictment for the murder of his great-uncle, [[George Wythe]], was announced in the local Richmond news printed in the [[Media:VirginiaArgus25June1806p1p3.pdf|''Virginia Argus'' on June 25, 1806]]:<ref>"[[Media:VirginiaArgus25June1806p1p3.pdf|''Virginia Argus'' (Richmond, VA), June 25, 1806, 3.]]</ref> Wythe's servant and prot&#233;g&#233;, [[Michael Brown]] died on June 1, a week before Wythe. Michael was sixteen years old, and Wythe had been tutoring him in Greek and Latin. Wythe's cook, [[Lydia Broadnax]], survived the poisoning.
  
 
==Article text, 25 June 1806==
 
==Article text, 25 June 1806==

Latest revision as of 10:51, 18 March 2015

Announcement in the Virginia Argus (Richmond, VA) of George Wythe Sweeney's indictment for the murder of his great-uncle, George Wythe, and Wythe's servant, Michael Brown.

George Wythe Sweeney's indictment for the murder of his great-uncle, George Wythe, was announced in the local Richmond news printed in the Virginia Argus on June 25, 1806:[1] Wythe's servant and protégé, Michael Brown died on June 1, a week before Wythe. Michael was sixteen years old, and Wythe had been tutoring him in Greek and Latin. Wythe's cook, Lydia Broadnax, survived the poisoning.

Article text, 25 June 1806

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George W. Sweney was on Monday called before the examining court of this city, on the charge of poisoning his great Uncle, the venerable George Wythe, and a servant boy. He was unanimously remanded to jail for further trial before the district court to be had in September next.

See also

References

  1. "Virginia Argus (Richmond, VA), June 25, 1806, 3.