"Murdered by the Contrivance of His Own Brother" Foote, Samuel [1720-1777]. Memoirs of the Life of Sir John Dineley Goodere, Baronet, Who was Murdered by the Contrivance of His Own Brother, On Board the Ruby Man of War, In King's Road, Near Bristol, Jan. 19, 1740-1. Together wtth [sic] the Life, History, Trial, And Last Dying Words of his Brother Captain Samuel Goodere, Who was Executed at Bristol, With Matthew Mahony and Charles White, Two Sailors, His Accomplices, On Wednesday, April 15, 1741, For the Horrid Murder of the Said Sir John Dineley Goodere, Bart. Worcsster [sic]: J. Butler, James Grundy, [c. 1785?]. 48 pp. Two copperplate engravings, one a frontispiece. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers. Light soiling and some edgewear to exterior, moderate toning and occasional light foxing to interior. $1,950. * Sir John Dineley Goodere of Charlton, Worcester was murdered on his brother Samuel's orders, on board his brother's ship, the HMS Ruby. Samuel and his two accomplices were hanged at Bristol. ESTC records only one copy of this edition, at the British Library, and estimates the date as 1785; COPAC adds another printed copy at the National Library of Scotland. OCLC locates 6 copies, 2 in North America, none in law libraries. This pamphlet was first published in London c. 1741 with a title beginning The Genuine Memoirs of the Life of Sir John Dinely Goodere, Bart. Who was Murder'd by the Contrivance of his Own Brother. It is equally rare. English Short-Title Catalogue T232363.
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