A genuine account of the most horrid parricide committed by Mary Blandy, spinster, upon the body of her father Mr. Francis Blandy, Gent. Town-Clerk of Henley upon Thames, Oxfordshire. Containing The several Incidents that happened from the Time she received the poisonous Powder from her Lover, the Hon. William Henry C-n, to the 5th of August, when she first administer'd some of it to her Father in Water-Gruel; and from that Time to the 14th of the same Month, when he expir'd in the greatest Agonies. With Copies of the Affidavits taken before the Mayor and Coroner, &c. Together With the Copy of a Letter she had wrote to Mr. C-n, which was intercepted by Mr. Littleton a few Days before Mr. Blandy's Death, which was read to him; and her Confession before the Magistrate. Also A Copy of her Commitment to Oxford Gaol, and her Behaviour to the present Time. Published by some of the Friends and Relations of the Family, in order to prevent the Publick from being any longer imposed on with fictitious Stories

Publication Date1751
Publisherprinted for and sold by C. Goddard , in the High Street : and sold in London by R. Walker, in the Little Old Bailey, and by all the Booksellers and Pamphlet-Sellers

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