The gotham swan: or, the rook's flight from Gravesend

Publication Date1730
RemainderBeing the remarkable case of Sherwin and his wife written by himself: in vindication of their innocent and wrongful sufferings by the false accusations of Thomas Goodman of West-Smithfield, and the horrible contrivances of William Silver, Innkeeper, Constable, and Post-Master of Gravesend. As it was given to the honourable Mr Justice Probyne, at Maidstone Assizes, July 23, 1730. To which is added, The Life, Parentage, and Character, of Thomas Goodman; with his Tricks, Pranks, Pilfering, Forging, Thieving, and Robberies, &c. Likewise the Course of Life he led in the Fleet-Prison, and Obtruding himself on the Gentlemen of the Honourable Committee, as a material Evidence against Mr Bambridge, late Warden of the Fleet: With an Account of the Visit that Gentleman made him whilst in Maidstone Goal. Together with Goodman's Tryal, Condemnation, and Behaviour under Sentence of Death; where he confess'd it was God's just Judgment that befel him for the Wrong he had done in falsly swearing against Mr Bambridge at Guild-Hall, London, upon the Tryal of the Appeal for the Burder of Mr Castell.
PublisherPrinted for the benefit of the oppressed author and his family, at Mrs Bragg's over against the Crown in Prince's-Street, near Drury-Lane


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