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Thomas Cameron, J. P. single work   short story   crime  
Issue Details: First known date: 1897... 1897 Thomas Cameron, J. P.
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Set in a small country township - a newly-made Justice of the Peace (JP) murders his sickly nagging wife and suspicion falls on a prodigal son recently returned to the township and his childhood sweetheart. He is saved by testimony from the murderer's dwarfed and ill son who witnessed it - and later dies. The murderer dies in gaol and the sweethearts marry. A microscope plays a part. Post-master and local trooper also play a major part. (PB)

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    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 32 no. 387 August 1897 Z1073745 1897 periodical issue 1897 pg. 584-587
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