English Crime and Execution Broadsides

Miles Weatherhill, the young weaver, and his sweetheart, Sarah Bell ; The prisoner, Weatherhill, was executed at Manchester, on Saturday, April the 4th, for the murder of Jane Smith at Todmorden, a fellow servant of Sarah Bell

Creator/Contributor:
Weatherhill, Miles, -1868, creator
Disley, Henry, printer.
Creation Date:
[1868]
1868
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
H. Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London. - W.C.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engraving); 25.5 x 18.5 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
government publication
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Broadsides-England-19th century
Poetry
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Smith, Jane--Poetry
Smith, Jane
Weatherhill, Miles--Poetry
Weatherhill, Miles
Murder--England--Poetry
Notes:
Date of imprint from manuscript note on Harvard Law School Library copy.
Account of crime in two columns of verse.
Verse begins : Oh give attention, you pretty maidens.
Wood engraving (9 x 7.5 cm.) : Figure of a man hanging from gallows.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990069096830203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990069096830203941/catalog