English Crime and Execution Broadsides

A dreadful warning or a wonderful discovery thro' the cruelty of a wretched daughter, who inhumanely murdered her tender mother, aged 53 being the horrible effects of bad company: Warning to disobedient children

Creator/Contributor:
Jackson, John, 1811-1885
Pitts, John, 1765-1844, printer.
Rue, Catherine.
Creation Date:
[between 1820 and 1844]
Place Of Origin:
England
[London]
Publisher:
J. Pitts. Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 36.5 x 25.8 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
biography
Broadsides-England-19th century.
Poetry
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Rue, Catherine
Weed, Zack
Murder--England
Murder--England--Poetry
Parricide--England
Parricide--England--Poetry
Warnings--Poetry
Notes:
Date of imprint from William B. Todd. A Directory of printers and others in allied trades, London and vicinity 1800-1840. Pitts was active at this address between 1820 and 1844.
Account of the murder, with letters between Catherine Rue and her lover, Zack Weed, and cautionary commentary on child-rearing. With verse in three columns, titled "A Warning to disobedient children", signed: John Jackson.
Verses begin : Give ear ye parents of each degree.
Text within border of type ornament.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990081120470203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990081120470203941/catalog