December 9, 2019

The Murder of Nell Cropsey | Episode 2, part 2, “Charges and Trials”

In episode 2, “Charges and Trials”, archivists Debbi Blake and Chris Meekins outline the indictment and testimony in the trials of James Wilcox for the murder of Nell Cropsey. The first trial took place in March 1902 in Elizabeth City and the second in March 1903 in Hertford in Perquimans County.  Both verdicts were appealed to the Supreme Court.

See the documents referenced in this episode at the State Archives of North Carolina's History For All the People blog.

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