Auction Date: 27/02/2018 at 10:30 am
Highway Robbery; Bailey Proceedings. 18th Century Crime In London. 1755 - A 20 page Weekly publication mentioning the most interesting trials detailing all the words spoken in each trial in the Evidence, Cross examinations, Prisoners defence etc. One trial a Highwayman who robber the Birmingham Stage Coach. Sentence Death. A detailed account over 5 pages. Another trial a man who stole a grey mare sentenced to Death. Several men and women indicted some found guilty and some acquitted. Printed and sold by M. Cooper in Pater-noster Row. Size 6¾” × 9”.