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In 1846, future U.S. president Abraham Lincoln wrote a short story about a very strange and mysterious murder case, that had taken place in Illinois, a few years earlier. The  story was published in a local newspaper.

On this episode, you will hear Lincoln’s dramatic tale of true crime, told in full.

Also: 

Police Blotter and Court News, October 4, 1867.

HISTORICAL REFERENCES

Abraham Lincoln, True Crime Writer:

Lincoln, Abraham, A Remarkable Case of Arrest for Murder (also known as The Trailor Murder Mystery) (1846; reprint 2014, with explanatory preface).

Pierce, J. Kingston, He’s No Ann Rule, But Still …, The Rap Sheet (February 11, 2009).  

Oliver, Mark, Abraham Lincoln Wrote A Murder Mystery, AmReading (blog, September 4, 2016).

Corrigan, Maya, Edgar Allan Poe and Abraham Lincoln, Mystery History (2018).

Batgrl, Bookish Hooha (November 2, 2012).

Dekle, George, Prairie Defender: The Murder Trials of Abraham Lincoln (book, 2017),

Ford, Paul, The Crime That Baffled Lincoln, Sunday Chicago Tribune Magazine (January 28, 1951).

The Trailor Murder Mystery, Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, March 1952.

Police Blotter & Court News:

Cleveland Plain Dealer -

October 4 & 10, 1867; December 11, 1867; January 24, 1868; September 25, 1868; February 22, 1869.

GUEST VOICES:

Abraham Lincoln, True Crime Writer:   

Guest Narrator - Jerry Kokich of New Old Time Radio Dramas.

Police Blotter and Court News:

Guest Narrator - Jessica Malone, free lance radio and voice artist - Facebook - Twitter.

Martha Carroll – Sinead Mc, host of the Mens Rea podcast.

Police Blotter Intro Title Voice - Sara Stapleton, co-host, Life Is Messy Podcast.

Judge / Call to Order - John Doe, free lance actor and voice performer.

Judge / Adjournment voice – Harry Morgan, free lance actor and voice performer.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Exit Aphorism (voice) – Kit Caren of the Whispered True Stories podcast.

Host IntroNina Innsted, the host of the Already Gone podcast.

Exit Aphorism - Source: Lincoln, Abraham, Letter to Henry Asbury (November 19, 1858).

MUSIC:

Kevin MacLeod  of Incompetech.comLicensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses / by 3.0

At Rest

The Curtain Rises

I Knew A Guy

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Flaw and Disorder

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Clean Trumpet Fanfare with Wobble

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