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Broadside: The Execution of the Rev. Peter Vine...
Printed by J. Evans, London; re-printed by M. W. Carrall, near Foss Bridge, York
Undated broadside, regarding the execution of Peter Vine. Includes ballad verses.
Full title: The execution of Peter Vine; being an impartial account of the life, character, behaviour, and last dying words of the Rev. Peter Vine, Vicar of Heartland, who was executed at Heavy-Tree Gallows, in the County of Devon, on Monday, August 8th, for a rape and murder. The first committed on the body of a child 11 years of age, belonging to Mrs. Dark, in the aforesaid county; and the second on the body of Robert Ashton, who went to apprehend him after he had committed the fact : with the remarkable speech he made to the populace at the place of execution; together with the prayer he made us off, while under sentence of death.
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1 broadside (14.5 x 9.75 inches)
Kent State University
Special Collections and Archives
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Crimes Against Children
British Criminal Broadsides collection
United Kingdom. England