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Crime and executions ephemera. Box 1.

Disley, Henry
  • Ephemera

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Box file containing items of ephemera in acid free sleeves. Including: 'An account of the extraordinary case and sufferings of Benj. Surr... 1819', 'A copy of the indictment against Mungo Campbell... for the murder of the Earl of Eglington' 1769, '[Trial and?] execution of Thomas Williams and John Bishop for the murder of an italian boy', a newspaper cutting about "20 miserable wretches" being "plunged into eternity" (executed) at Newgate prison, 'The trial, sentence & confesson of Henry Hughes for brutally violating Emma Cock, a girl only 8 years old... 1834', 'Verses composed on the disgraceful traffic at present carried on raising and selling the newly buried dead' by William Smith, Mr. Adolphus' presentation of copies of the handwriting of people in Newgate prison for high treason in 1820 to John Field, 'The betrayed virgin, or the perjured lover' (8 p.), 'The prison bell, written by Frederick George Manning, during his confinement in Horsemonger Lane gaol for the murder of Patrick O'Connor', Shocking murder of a wife and six children', 'The dreadful murder of a wife and six children', 'Frightful murder of the Rev. Mr. Heulin & his housekeeper at Chelsea', Execution of five pirates at Newgate, on Monday, Feb. 22nd, for murder on board the Flowery Land', 'Faney Blair', 'Three men sentenced to death... for the murder of the policeman nr. Carlisle.', 'Murder at Cambridge. Robert Brown stands charged with the murder of Emma Rolfe... 1876", 'A copy of verses on the horrible murder of Miss Milbourn, in Heneage Street, Birmingham', 'Horrid murder of a child at Blackburn' (dismemberment - illustrated), 'The full particulars of a most most horrid murder committed... on the body of Mary Powel by John Schliveney, Robert Holstein and Peter Schodiska', 'The outrage & murder on a litle child at Purfleet, a little girl called Alice Boughen', 'Sam Shuttle and Betty Reedhook... verses on the execution of Catherine Foster for poisoning her husband', 'The resurrectionists' (J. Catnach, printer, 2 Monmouth Court, Seven Dials), a newspaper clipping of 3 men and 2 women guilty of the Cock Lane Juggle in 1762, Epitaph on James Wilson (executed 30 August 1820), Derry Down triangle! (a poem illustrated with "chivalrous Burke" hanging by the neck from the apex of a triangle above the text), Lines on the execution of Catherine Foster (1847), Polstead murder (poem, 1828), Tackling knife crime (British Transport Police, 2009).

Physical description

1 box ; 34 x 33 cm.


  • English

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