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Barkentine "Herbert Fuller", wharf near 81 Summer St., East Boston, "at time of trial for the murder of the captain"

PC001.02.01.USMA.0850.0150.002 (RS232)

Description

The barkentine "Herbert Fuller" of Harrington, Maine is moored at a wharf near Summer Street in East Boston, Massachusetts. During a voyage to Rosario, Argentina, Captain Charles I. Nash, his wife Laura, and second mate August W. Blomberg were murdered on July 14, 1896. First mate Thomas M. C. Bram was accused of the crimes and thr first trial began on January 1, 1897 and he was found guilty and sentenced to death on March 10, 1897. After his lawyers succeeded in obtaining a new trial, Bram was convicted on April 20, 1898 and sentenced to life imprisonment. After incarceration in the Massachusetts State Prison in Charlestown, he was transferred on November 26, 1906 to a federal prison in Atlanta. He was released on August 27, 1913 and pardoned on June 22, 1919.

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Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1896-1898
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000232
AccessID: 319
Other identifier: HNEDID-000232
GUSN
195008
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0850.0150.002

Record details

Originator
Halliday Historic Photograph Co. (photographer)
Other People
Blomberg, August W.
Bram, Thomas A. C.
Nash, Charles I.
Nash, Laura
Other Organizations
Henry Pigeon & Sons
Descriptive Terms
barkentines
commercial buildings
murders
sterns
wharves
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Herbert Fuller (Barkentine)
Summer Street (East Boston, Boston, Mass.)
Places
East Boston (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Location Note
Large - Geo - Massachusetts - East Boston - Chelsea St. Bridge - 1914

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