Edward Alvey court documents

Abstract

The Edward Alvey court documents (dated 1889; 0.05 cubic feet; 1 folder) consist of documents relating to the murder of John Bullock in Marion County, Kentucky, on March 11, 1889.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward Alvey court documents
Date
1889
Creator
Alvey, Edward
Extent
0.05 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Court records -- Kentucky.
Murder.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2020ms103: [identification of item], Edward Alvey court documents, 1889, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Edward Alvey of Marion County, Kentucky, killed James Bullock on March 11, 1889, and was eventually convicted of Bullock's murder. Alvey claimed to have shot and killed James Bullock in defense of his brother, Tom, whom Bullock was in the process of beating in the head with a plank after an altercation erupted when their wagon broke down.
Scope and Content
The Edward Alvey court documents (dated 1889; 0.05 cubic feet; 1 folder) consist of documents relating to the murder of James Bullock in Marion County, Kentucky, on March 11, 1889. They include three subpoenas for witnesses, three signed witness statements, a verdict signed by each member of the jury, and an arrest warrent.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Edward Alvey court documents, 1889

  • Box MS-48, folder 1
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