English Crime and Execution Broadsides

Life, confession, and execution of James Cook, for the murder & robbery of Mr. Paas at Leicester

Creator/Contributor:
Cook, James, 1811-1832, creator
Pitts, John, 1765-1844, printer.
Quick, J.V., -1853, printer.
Creation Date:
[1832]
1832
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
Quick, printer, Bowling Green Lane, Clerkenwell, and 43, Fashion Street, Spitalfields.
Sold also by Pitts, Seven Dials.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (wood engravings) ; 38 x 25 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Broadsides-England-19th cent.
Wood engravings-England-19th century.
Poetry
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Cook, James
Paas, John
Prisoners--England--Leicester--Poetry
Repentance--Poetry
Trials (Murder)--England--Leicester
Warnings--Poetry
Notes:
Date of imprint from date of event.
Primarily an account of the trial and a description of the Cook's behavior while in prison and on the scaffold. With one column of verse titled "A copy of verses written by himself while in confinement."
Verses begin : Good people all, when this you hear.
Wood engraving (6.5 x 15.1 cm.) : Hanging scene before prison walls.
Wood engraving (6.2 x 3.3 cm.) : Male figure, pinioned, hanging from scaffold.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990081023530203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990081023530203941/catalog