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The trial of the notorious highwayman Richard Turpin : at York assizes, on the 22d day of March, 1739, before the Hon. Sir William Chapple, Knt. Judge of Assize, and one of His Majesty's Justices of the Court of King's Bench. Taken down in court by Mr. Thomas Kyll, Professor of Short-Hand. To which is prefix'd, An exact Account of the said Turpin, from his first coming into Yorkshire, to the Time of his being committed Prisoner to York Castle ; communicated by Mr. Appleton of Beverly, Clerk of the Peace for the East-Riding of the said County. With a Copy of a Letter which Turpin received from his Father, while under Sentence of Death. To which is added, his behaviour at the place of execution, on Saturday the 7th of April, 1739. Together with the whole Confession he made to the Hangman at the Gallows ; wherein he acknowledg'd himself guilty of the Facts for which he suffer'd, own'd the Murder of Mr. Thompson's Servant on Epping-Forest, and gave a particular Account of several Robberies which he had committed. The fourth edition. To which is prefix'd, a large and genuine history of the life of Turpin, from his Birth to his Execution ; and of all his Transactions and Robberies, and the various Methods he took to conceal himself. The Whole grounded on well-attested Facts, and communicated by Mr. Richard Bayes, at the Green Man on Epping-Forest, and other Persons of the County of Essex. Preview this item
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The trial of the notorious highwayman Richard Turpin : at York assizes, on the 22d day of March, 1739, before the Hon. Sir William Chapple, Knt. Judge of Assize, and one of His Majesty's Justices of the Court of King's Bench. Taken down in court by Mr. Thomas Kyll, Professor of Short-Hand. To which is prefix'd, An exact Account of the said Turpin, from his first coming into Yorkshire, to the Time of his being committed Prisoner to York Castle ; communicated by Mr. Appleton of Beverly, Clerk of the Peace for the East-Riding of the said County. With a Copy of a Letter which Turpin received from his Father, while under Sentence of Death. To which is added, his behaviour at the place of execution, on Saturday the 7th of April, 1739. Together with the whole Confession he made to the Hangman at the Gallows ; wherein he acknowledg'd himself guilty of the Facts for which he suffer'd, own'd the Murder of Mr. Thompson's Servant on Epping-Forest, and gave a particular Account of several Robberies which he had committed. The fourth edition. To which is prefix'd, a large and genuine history of the life of Turpin, from his Birth to his Execution ; and of all his Transactions and Robberies, and the various Methods he took to conceal himself. The Whole grounded on well-attested Facts, and communicated by Mr. Richard Bayes, at the Green Man on Epping-Forest, and other Persons of the County of Essex.

Author: Richard Turpin
Publisher: York : Printed by Ward and Chandler Booksellers, at their Printing-Office in Coney-Street ; and sold at their shop without Temple-Bar, London, [1739]
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Richard Turpin; Richard Turpin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Turpin
OCLC Number: 642259319
Notes: Price from imprint: price Sixpence.
Reproduction of original from British Library.
Description: 1 online resource ([2], vii, [1],18,25, [1] p.)

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