The genuine lives of Christopher Johnson, John Stockdale, and William Peers, executed for murder, July 23, 1753. [electronic resource] : Containing, A True Narrative of the Juvenile Exploits of Johnson and Stockdale before they became acquainted; their first View and Consultations; and their Inducements to go on the Highway. An exact Relation of their Robbing and Murdering Zachary Gardiner, the Postman. An Account of a Robbery they committed on an old Gentleman in Essex. Johnson's peculiar Method of forging Notes, and his Success therein. Some curious Particulars relating to the famous Roger Johnson, his Father. Stockdale's Letter to his Father the Night before he suffer'd. Their Apprehension, Examination before a Justice, Trial, Execution, and dying Behaviour. A Lecture in Anatomy, read at Surgeon's-Hall, on the Dissection of William Peers. To which is added, an account of the young highwayman, Thomas Twinbrow, for robbing two graziers in the Edge-Ware Road, the manner of his being taken, and trial. With two prints of Johnson, Stockdale, and Peers and his wife.

London : printed for M. Cooper, Pater-Noster-Row, W. Reeve , Fleet-Street ; and C. Sympson, at the Bible-Warehouse, Chancery-Lane, MDCCLIII. [1753]
[2],30p.,plates ; 8⁰.
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Blandy, Mary, 1720-1752.
Cranstoun, William Henry, 1714-1752.
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England London.
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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from Harvard University Law Library.
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English Short Title Catalog, N18191.
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