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The life, history and tryal of Harry Smythee, Esq. : who was try'd at the Lent Assizes held for the county of Dorset, 1741; and convicted for the murder of his sweet-heart Jane Mew, that was with child by him; whom he had deluded under the pretences of courtship, and promises of marriage

Title
The life, history and tryal of Harry Smythee, Esq. : who was try'd at the Lent Assizes held for the county of Dorset, 1741; and convicted for the murder of his sweet-heart Jane Mew, that was with child by him; whom he had deluded under the pretences of courtship, and promises of marriage. Containing, I. How he was entertain'd at her father's house ... VII. His tryal ... IX. His last dying speech ... XII. With the reverend Mr. Clark's remarks on the whole. ... This book is recommended by the Rev. Jeremiah Clark, D.D. to the perusal of young people, and more particularly the fair sex ...
Publication
London: : Printed by H. Goreham in Fleet-Street; and sold by T. Cooper in Paternoster-Row, [1741?]
Physical Description
40 pages, [1] leaf of plates : etching ; 20 cm
Notes
Signatures: A-E⁴.
Following imprint: (Price six-pence.).
Frontispiece: "The murder of Jane Mew, by Hen: Smyth whom she was with child by."
Woodcut headpiece (page [3]): an open book with floral surround signed FH [i.e. Francis Hoffman].
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
December 17, 2019
References
English short title catalogue, N12126
Subjects (Local Yale)
Genre/Form
Etchings - England - London - 1741.
Gallows speeches.
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