English Crime and Execution Broadsides

A full and particular account of a cruel and murderous action, which was committed in Union-Lane, at Sunderland, on Tuesday last, May 4, 1819

Creator/Contributor:
Pollock, J. K. (James Kelly), active 1815-1844, printer.
Creation Date:
[1819]
1819
Place Of Origin:
England
[North Shields]
Publisher:
Pollock, printer, 15, Union-Street, North Shields.
Extent:
1 sheet ([1] p.) ; 27.5 x 21.5 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
government publication
Broadsides-England-North Shields-19th century.
Poetry
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Subjects:
Murder--England--Sunderland
Warnings--Poetry
Places:
England--North Shields
Notes:
A prose account of the murder of "a black man of the name of William" by seven keelmen who had been "stealing, drinking, and plundering all night". With two columns of warning verse.
Date of imprint from date of event.
Verses begin : You simple race of wicked men.
Repository:
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990098001550203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990098001550203941/catalog