Dreiser's "An American Tragedy" is based on New York murder trial (P. v Gillette). Digital images of New York Court of Appeals Record and Briefs are now available.
The Record (over 2,000 pages of testimony, etc.) and Briefs in People v Chester Gillette as submitted to the New York Court of Appeals (New York's highest court) together with the Court's decision in this case are now available on the website of The Historical Society of the Courts of the State of New York at: Http://www.courts.state.ny.us/history/gillette.htm
These digital images are made available through a joint project of the New York Court of Appeals and the New York State Library.
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