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Printed Broadside, An Account of the Life, Trial, Condemnation, Confession, and Execution of John Ward, Aged 26, Who was Executed on th

$625$500
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Printed Broadside, An Account of the Life, Trial, Condemnation, Confession, and Execution of John Ward, Aged 26, Who was Executed on the New Drop, at Lincoln, on the 27th of July, 1849, for the Murder of his Mother, at Thorpe, near Wainfleet. Printed by R.E. Leary, 19 Strait, Lincoln, England. The broadside printed on very thin paper, three columns of text detailing the murder, witness testimony and confession, woodcut silhouette of Ward, image of the gallows, and image of Ward in shackles, (folds, a few small holes), 18 x 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $200-250


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Keywords

John Ward, R.E. Leary, Lincoln, United Kingdom