Book #68826
A Calendar of the Prisoners for the Michaelmas Season, To be Holden. Criminals, Great Britain.
A Calendar of the Prisoners for the Michaelmas Season, To be Holden...

A Calendar of the Prisoners for the Michaelmas Season, To be Holden...

The Fates of 79 Prisoners in Taunton, Somerset on October 14, 1833 [Criminals]. [Great Britain]. A Calendar of the Prisoners for the Michaelmas Season, To be Holden at the Castle, Taunton, On Monday, The 14th Day of October, 1833. [drop head title]. Yeoville: Porter, Printer, [1833]. [12] pp. Quarto (12-1/2" x 9-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers. Light soiling and a few minor stains, moderate rubbing and a few minor chips to edges, wrapper just beginning to split along spine, three faint horizontal fold lines. Some toning to text, minor tears in a few places, annotated throughout in contemporary hand. $850. * A list of 79 prisoners. Along with the charge, each entry includes the prisoner's age, trade, date of warrant and the person "by whom committed." The annotations list the sentences, such as "6 Month C. gaol" and "3 wks solitary." (No one was transported to Australia.) Based on the handwriting, these notes appear to be the work of "James Gaine/ Keeper." His name appears at the foot of p. [11], along with the name, in the same hand, "E.H. Sanford Esq M.P." Not listed on OCLC or COPAC.

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