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Item # 613365

January 20, 1772

ARIS'S BIRMINGHAM GAZETTE, England, Jan. 20, 1772  The front page includes some court reports including: "...The diamonds taken away from Sir Robert Ladbroke's house were found at a Jew receiver's...Four Jews, thieves & receivers together were concerned in the burglary at Sir Robert's, but they are out-numbered by the Christian villains..." and also: "...the Trial lasted 5 hours. The evidences were John Lyons, a Jew, & his wife, who received the stolen goods. In the cross examining Lyons, he was asked, if it was not against his religion to traffic on their sabbath? to which he answered he had not followed his religion a great while, having got nothing by it...". More on this trial is found on page 3.
Four pages, very nice red tax stamp on the front page, untrimmed margins, nice condition.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's