The genuine lives of Christopher Johnson, John Stockdale, and William Peers, executed for murder, July 23, 1753

Publication Date1753
RemainderContaining, A True Narrative of the Juvenile Exploits of Johnson and Stockdale before they became acquainted; their first View and Consultations; and their Inducements to go on the Highway. An exact Relation of their Robbing and Murdering Zachary Gardiner, the Postman. An Account of a Robbery they committed on an old Gentleman in Essex. Johnson's peculiar Method of forging Notes, and his Success therein. Some curious Particulars relating to the famous Roger Johnson, his Father. Stockdale's Letter to his Father the Night before he suffer'd. Their Apprehension, Examination before a Justice, Trial, Execution, and dying Behaviour. A Lecture in Anatomy, read at Surgeon's-Hall, on the Dissection of William Peers. To which is added, an account of the young highwayman, Thomas Twinbrow, for robbing two graziers in the Edge-Ware Road, the manner of his being taken, and trial. With two prints of Johnson, Stockdale, and Peers and his wife
Publisherprinted for M. Cooper, Pater-Noster-Row, W. Reeve , Fleet-Street ; and C. Sympson, at the Bible-Warehouse, Chancery-Lane


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