MURDER The Murthers Reward. Being a True and Exact Account of a Most Cruel and Barbarous Murther, Committed by a Gentleman in Tredenton in the County of Westmoreland, Who Inhumanely Murthered his Own Wife, for Whcih Bloody and Cruel Deed He Was Justly Punished in a Severe Manner, [c.1685]
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MURDER. The Murthers Reward. Being a True and Exact Account of a Most Cruel and Barbarous Murther, Committed by a Gentleman in Tredenton in the County of Westmoreland, Who Inhumanely Murthered his Own Wife, for Which Bloody and Cruel Deed He Was Justly Punished in a Severe Manner, [c.1685]
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MURDER
The Murthers Reward. Being a True and Exact Account of a Most Cruel and Barbarous Murther, Committed by a Gentleman in Tredenton in the County of Westmoreland, Who Inhumanely Murthered his Own Wife, for Which Bloody and Cruel Deed He Was Justly Punished in a Severe Manner, the Devil Breaking his Neck in the Presence of Many Spectators, to the Admiration of Them All, 8 pages, title laid down, other leaves cut down and window-mounted (obscuring a few letters), nineteenth-century quarter morocco, rubbed [not in Wing], 8vo, Printed by A.M. for W. Tackery, and T. Passinger, [c.1685]

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  • THIS EDITION NOT RECORDED ON ESTC OR COPAC. ESTC does cite the Cambridge University copy of a similarly titled 16-page work, differing in that the name of the murderer is revealed as "one Gabriel Harding", and with the spelling of the publisher as "Thackeray", rather than "Tackeray" as in our copy.
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