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The life and confession of Johnson Green, [electronic resource] : who is to be executed this day, August 17th, 1786, for the atrocious crime of burglary; together with his last and dying words.

Author/Creator:
Green, Johnson, 1757-1786., author
Publication:
[Worcester, Mass.] : Printed and sold [by Isaiah Thomas] at the printing-office in Worcester., [1786]
Series:
Early American imprints. First series ; no. 19693.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 sheet ([1] pages)) : illustrations (relief cut)
Subjects:
Executions and executioners -- Massachusetts -- Worcester.
Crime -- Massachusetts.
Burglary -- Massachusetts.
Form/Genre:
Broadsides.
Poems -- 1786.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Worcester.
Notes:
Signed: Johnson Green. his mark. Worcester gaol, August 16, 1786.
Text in five columns; printed area measures 51.6 x 41.7 cm. Fifth column contains: The following poem was written at the request of Johnson Green, by a prisoner in Worcester gaol, and is at said Green's special request, added to his life and confession, as a part of his dying words.
Isaiah Thomas was the only printer active at Worcester, Mass., in 1786.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Incorporated, 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; numbers 19693).
Cited in:
Evans 19693
Ford, W.C. Broadsides, 2437
Contributor:
Prisoner in Worcester gaol.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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