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Who killed Jane Stanford? : a gilded age tale of murder, deceit, spirits and the birth of a university

text Who killed Jane Stanford? : a gilded age tale of murder, deceit, spirits and the birth of a university

Summary
"A premier historian penetrates the fog of corruption and cover-up still surrounding the murder of a Stanford University founder to establish who did it, how, and why. In 1885 Jane and Leland Stanford cofounded a university to honor their recently... Read more
Contents

Poland Spring Water -- Founding a university -- Quarrels -- A system of absolutism -- Travels toward a poisoning -- Death comes for Mrs. Stanford -- The investigation begins -- The investigation -- The cover-up -- Jane Stanford comes home -- Who killed her?

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xviii, 362 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :  illustrations ;  24 cm
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company 2022

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