Trials and Sentences at the Old Bailey, November 1827 [Broadside]. [Criminals]. [Great Britain]. Trials, And Sentences of the Prisoners at the Old Bailey. Including thr Trial of James Tyler and Mary Deacon for Starving Their Child at Brighton Street Somer's Town. [London]: Pitts Printer, 6 Great St., Andrew St. 7 Dials, Sold by D. Goodwin, [November 22, 1827]. 14-1/2" x 9-3/4" broadside, untrimmed edges, text in three columns below headline. Light browning and soiling, horizontal and vertical fold lines, slight creasing to edges, two minor tears mended on verso with archival tape. Rare. $1,250. * A list of more than 50 prisoners and their charges. Most entries mention the age of the prisoners, some mention verdicts, which are mostly death sentences. There are also a few acquittals. One prisoner, Charles Gunyon, was sentenced "to be transported for 14 years." James Tyler and Mary Deacon starved a child placed in their custody. Both received prison terms with hard labor, two years for Tyler, one for Deacon. This appears to be an unrecorded imprint. No coplies listed on OCLC or LibraryHub.
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