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a| Huggins, William, d| 1759-1783.
a| The last words of William Huggins and John Mansfield h| [electronic resource] : b| who are to be executed this day, June 19th, 1783, at Worcester, in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, for burglary, committed in October last.
a| [Worcester, Mass.] : b| Printed and sold at the printing-office in Worcester [by Isaiah Thomas, c| 1783].
a| 1 sheet ( p.) : b| ill. (relief cut) ; c| 57 x 49 cm.
a| Text, in five columns separated by heavy black rules, includes an autobiographical affidavit by each man, and a joint statement signed and dated: William Huggins. John Mansfield. Worcester-goal, June 18, 1783.
a| At foot, also in five columns, are seventy-two lines of verse, entitled: Mansfield's soliloquy! Or an elegy on the execution of Huggins and Mansfield for burglary.
a| "Having given the foregoing accounts of our lives ... we would here observe ... the sir-names [sic] 'Huggins' and 'Mansfield' are only names we took to ourselves to prevent our real ones from being known."--fourth column.
a| Isaiah Thomas was the only printer active at Worcester, Mass., in 1783.
a| Relief cut of a double hanging at head.
a| Printed area, including mourning border, measures 49.9 x 41.4 cm.
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a| Evans c| 17994
a| Ford, W.C. Broadsides, c| 2360
a| Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
a| Electronic text and image data. b| [Chester, Vt. : c| Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., d| 2002-2004. e| Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. f| (Early American imprints. Series I, Evans (1639-1800); no. 17994). n| Mode of access : World Wide Web.
a| Executions and executioners z| Massachusetts z| Worcester.
a| Crime z| Massachusetts.
a| Burglary z| Massachusetts.
a| Broadsides. 2| rbgenr
a| Elegies. 2| rbgenr
a| Mansfield, John, d| 1761?-1783.
a| Mansfield, John, d| 1761?-1783. t| Mansfield's soliloquy! Or an elegy on the execution of Huggins and Mansfield for burglary.
a| United States b| Massachusetts d| Worcester.
a| Early American imprints. n| Series I, p| Evans (1639-1800); v| no. 17994.
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