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The Pimlico Poisoning Mystery

The Pimlico Poisoning Mystery

Update: 2023-11-01


How Adelaide Bartlett got away with murder.

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Mentioned in this episode:

The Anatomy of Murder by the Detection Club

Sweet Adalaide by Julian Symons

Additional books consulted:

— The Trial of Adelaide Bartlett, both 1886 and 1927 editions

Victorian Murderesses by Mary S. Hartman

Molecules of Murder by John Emsley

— Crime and the Respectable Woman: Toward a Pattern of Middle-Class Female Criminality in Nineteenth-Century France and England by Mary S. Hartman

Chloroform: The Quest for Oblivion by Linda Stratmann

The Secret Poisoner by Linda Stratmann

— Closing Argument to the Jury for the Defense in Criminal Cases by G. Arthur Martin

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The Pimlico Poisoning Mystery

The Pimlico Poisoning Mystery

Caroline Crampton