A Calendar of the Prisoners Confined in His Majesty's Gaols at Durham.
Prisoners Awaiting Trial in Newcastle, February, 1831. [Broadside]. [Criminals]. [Great Britain]. A Calendar of the Prisoners Confined in His Majesty's Gaols at Durham, Newcastle, and Morpeth, For Trial at the Assizes, February, 1831, Before the Honourable Sir Joseph Littledale, Knight, And the Honourable Sir James Parke, Knight, Justices of the King, Assigned to Hold Pleas Before the King Himself. Newcastle: Douglas, Printer, 50, Quayside, 1831. 15" x 10" broadside, text in two columns below headline, columns and headline divided by rules. Moderate toning and edgewear, a few minor chips and tears, horizontal fold line through center, annotation in early hand to verso. $850. * The crimes include larceny, housebreaking and assault. Many of the men and women listed, ranging in age from 13 to 69, would have been sentenced to transportation to New South Wales or Van Dieman's Land.
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