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A highwayman in action...

Item # 605817

December 14, 1734

THE COUNTRY JOURNAL OR THE CRAFTSMAN, London, Dec. 14, 1734  Page 2 has a report: "...one Roberts...in company with a woman dress'd in men's clothes, set upon a pedlar...and after robbing him of six shillings, attempted to cut out his tongue, which they almost effected; and whether, after so much loss of blood he will recover is uncertain..." (see).
Four pages, 10 1/2 by 14 1/2 inches, partial tax stamp on the ftpg., nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's

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