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Thurtell's trial : [the murder of Mr. William Weare]
Spine title of FC F960 (FC1) copy: Thurtell's trial.
Bib ID 1968865
Format BookBook
Description 1823-1824 
1 volume ; 22 cm. 
Summary

Collection of five pamphlets, two newspaper articles, five plates and two plans relating to the murder of Weare and the trials of Thurtell and Hunt.

Notes

Spine title with cataloguer provided other title.

Half bound in tan leather with marbled boards. Bound subsequent to publication.

Includes Pierce Egan's account of the trial of John Thurtell and Joseph Hunt -- Narrative of the murder of Mr. Weare at Gill's Hill, near Aldenham, Hertfordshire, on the evening of Friday October 24 -- The Hoax discovered, or, Mr. Weare alive : a full account of this very singular transaction -- Two newspaper excerpts from the Observer, Nov. 9, 1823 and a supplement to the Observer, Jan. 11, 1824.

Five plates drawn on stone by J. Bulkley carrying a caption title and quotations from Shakespeare, published between 12 and 25 Nov. 1823 by W. Chapman entitled: South east view of the fatal spot in Gill's Hill Lane. South west view of the pond & grounds behind Gill's Hill cottage. The front view of Gill's Hill cottage. Dragging for the body of Mr. Weare in the pond at Elstree. View of Elstree church with the funeral procession of Mr. Weare.

Two anonymous and untitled plans of Gill's Hill cottage and surrounding grounds. Plan of the surrounds of Hertfordshire where the murder was committed, which carries a legend entitled "Explanation"

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 960

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 963

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 918

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 919

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 970a

Subjects Weare, William, -1823.  |  Thurtell, John, 1794-1824.  |  Hunt, Joseph, active 1823-1859.  |  Trials (Murder) -- England -- Hertfordshire.  |  Murder -- England -- Hertfordshire.  |  Murder -- England -- Hertfordshire -- Pictorial works.
Other authors/contributors Thurtell, John, 1794-1824  |  Hunt, Joseph, active 1823-1859

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    Label: Thurtell's trial
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