Murder of John Dugar, The
DESCRIPTION: John Dugar and Charles Robisher quarrel. Dugar murders Captain Charles. Dugar reaches Liverpool and tries to take ship, but is overtaken by a detective. He is tried and condemned.
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Flanders/Olney)
KEYWORDS: homicide escape trial punishment execution fight
FOUND IN: US(NE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Flanders/Olney, pp. 172-173, "The Murder of John Dugar" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST FO172 (Partial)
NOTES: Helen Flanders's informant, W. B. Morton, believed that this murder took place in Digby, Nova Scotia, although his text (which is complete on the face of it but badly confused) seems to point to County Clare in Ireland - RBW
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