Check out online resources about the trial:
- Murder By Gaslight: The Vanderpool-Field Tragedy
- Has a nice summary of the alleged incident and the trials.
- Also has images of Vanderpool, Field and the bank where the murder was alleged to have happened.
- Curious Statement
- Newspaper clipping from the Michigan Argus, October 6, 1871 about a potential confession from George Vanderpool.
- History of the trial of George Vanderpool for the murder of Herbert Field
- A scanned copy of a book published in 1870 regarding the first trial of George Vanderpool. Includes handwritten notes.
- The Vanderpool Murder Case
- Requires a New York Times subscription.
- New York Times article about the second trial in Kalamazoo.