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God's revenge against murder; or, The drown'd wife of Stephen's Creek, : a tragedy, as lately performed, with unbounded applause, (of the Devil and his court) by Ned Findley, Esquire, one of the grand company of tragedians in the service of the Black Prince, who was so highly gratified with Mr. Findley's performance, that he instantly provided him rooms in one of his own palaces; created him a knight of the most ignoble order of the halter; clapped bracelets on his wrists, and an ornament round his neck; and in a few days promoted him to the ridge pole of the gallows, at Edgefield Court-House, South Carolina. Preview this item
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God's revenge against murder; or, The drown'd wife of Stephen's Creek, : a tragedy, as lately performed, with unbounded applause, (of the Devil and his court) by Ned Findley, Esquire, one of the grand company of tragedians in the service of the Black Prince, who was so highly gratified with Mr. Findley's performance, that he instantly provided him rooms in one of his own palaces; created him a knight of the most ignoble order of the halter; clapped bracelets on his wrists, and an ornament round his neck; and in a few days promoted him to the ridge pole of the gallows, at Edgefield Court-House, South Carolina.

Author: M L Weems
Publisher: Augusta [Ga.]: : Printed by Hobby & Bunce, at the Herald-office. Copy right secured., 1807.
Series: Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 14195.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Second edition enlarged--price, 25 cents. [Four lines of verseView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Mary Findley; Hugh Middleton; Ned Findley
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M L Weems
OCLC Number: 426117701
Notes: Caption title: The sorrowful life and cruel death of Mary Findley, (daughter of Major Hugh Middleton, Edgefield District, South-Carolina) who after giving a handsome fortune to a most depraved husband, was barbarously murdered by him in eight weeks after marriage!!
"The case is not mentioned in Jack Kenny Williams' Vogues in villainy (Columbia; University of South Carolina Press, 1959), a history of ante-bellum crime in South Carolina, and could be another of the Parson's [i.e., Weems's] whimseys."--McDade.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 14195).
Description: 40 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 14195.
Other Titles: Sorrowful life and cruel death of Mary Findley.
Responsibility: By M.L. Weems, of Lodge no. 50, Dumfries.

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