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The Doctor is Missing
A Boston paper describes the last reported sightings of George Parkman.

A Body in the Medical College
Shocking news of a diabolical deed.

A Committee Investigates
Fuller particulars of the murder investigation.

Another Suspect?
Suspicions against Littlefield are detailed.

A Foreign Report
The London Times writes of the murder and Boston public opinion.

Identifying Evidence: False Teeth
Dental evidence is introduced in an American court for the first time.

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
Judge Lemuel Shaw explains how jurors should define guilt -- and sets a legal precedent.

The Defendant's Confession
John Webster explains what happened, in his own words.

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