The New Newgate Calendar

Early American Crime

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An exploration of crime, criminals, and punishments from America’s past

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America, 18th century

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Convicts to Maryland, 1773 by Peter Dickson

[Editor’s note: Guest writer, Peter Dickson, lives in West Sussex, England and has been working with microfilm copies... • posted 140 days ago

Places and Events: Early American Crime in San Francisco (and I Don’t Mean Alcatraz)

Anyone with an interest in crime history must visit Alcatraz while in San Francisco (My daughter said after our tour, “Of... • posted 1435 days ago

Prisons and Punishments: Dining at Alcatraz

With so much information on the Web about Alcatraz, I feel little need to write about my recent visit to this historical... • posted 1441 days ago

Talk at the Boston Public Library

Join me at the Boston Public Library on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6 p.m., where I will be talking about early American... • posted 1633 days ago