From the Archives

Witness testimony, Jonah Williams, December 3, 1893.

Untitled, Edmonton Bulletin, December 14, 1893.

Statement of the Accused, December 19, 1893.

Letter from Sheriff Campbell regarding jurors in Purcell case, 1894.

Notebook of James F. Macleod, 1894.

Trial record, February 19, 1894.

“Provincial and Territorial,” Brandon Times, March 15, 1894.

Royal Northwest Mounted Police Commander Richard Burton Deane’s report on the Akers murder, as published in Pioneer Policing in Southern Alberta: Deane of the Mounties.

Oral history with George Burchett, 1957.(PDF Transcript)

Oral history with Fred Ewing, 1957.(PDF Transcript)