Lives of the Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences eBook

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Start of eBook1
Introduction1
Volume Two1
Volume Three1
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS2
INTRODUCTION2
LIVES OF THE CRIMINALS7
THE PREFACE7
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ROBERT PERKINS, Thief30
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The Life of JOHN WINSHIP, Highwayman and Footpad44
The Life of JOHN MEFF, alias MERTH, a Housebreaker and a Highwayman46
The Life of JOHN WIGLEY, a Highwayman48
The Life of WILLIAM CASEY, a Robber49
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The Life of JAMES WRIGHT, a Highwayman56
The Life of NATHANIEL HAWES, a Thief and a Robber57
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The Life of JOHN SMITH, a Murderer63
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The Life of WILLIAM BURRIDGE, a Highwayman70
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The Life of THOMAS REEVES, a Notorious Highwayman and Footpad73
The Life of RICHARD WHITTINGHAM, a Footpad and Street robber75
The Life of JAMES BOOTY, a Ravisher76
The Life of THOMAS BUTLOCK, alias BUTLOGE, a Thief78
The Life of NATHANIEL JACKSON, a Highwayman79
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The Life of THOMAS WILSON, a Notorious Footpad86
The Lives of ROBERT WILKINSON and JAMES LINCOLN, Murderers and Footpads90
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The Life of EDMUND NEAL, a Footpad96
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The Life of LUKE NUNNEY, a murderer108
The Life of RICHARD TRANTHAM, a Housebreaker109
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The Life of WILLIAM DUCE, a Notorious Highwayman and Footpad111
The Life of CAPTAIN JOHN MASSEY, who died for Piracy115
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The Life of THOMAS BURDEN, a Robber136
The Life of FREDERICK SCHMIDT, Alterer of Bank-Notes138
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The Life of ABRAHAM DEVAL, a Lottery Ticket Forger160
The Life of JOSEPH BLAKE, alias BLUESKIN, a Footpad and Highwayman162
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The Life of CHARLES TOWERS, a Minter in Wapping177
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The Life of JOSEPH PICKEN, a Highwayman186
The Life of THOMAS PACKER, a Highwayman188
The Life of THOMAS BRADLEY, a Street-Robber190
The Life of WILLIAM LIPSAT, a Thief190
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The Lives of JAMES CAMMEL and WILLIAM MARSHAL, Thieves and Footpads194
The Life of JOHN GUY, a Deer-stealer195
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The Life of BRYAN SMITH, a Threatening Letter Writer200
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The Life of JOSEPH MIDDLETON, Housebreaker and Thief207
The Life of JOHN PRICE,[56] a Housebreaker208
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VOLUME TWO209
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The Life of the famous JONATHAN WILD, Thief-Taker221
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The Life of JAMES LITTLE, a Footpad and Highwayman257
The Life of JOHN HAMP, Footpad and Highwayman258
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The Life of FRANCIS BAILEY, a notorious Highwayman267
The Life of JOHN BARTON, a Robber, Highwayman and Housebreaker270
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Life of THOMAS WOOD, a Murderer313
The Life of CAPTAIN JAEN, a Murderer314
The Life of WILLIAM BOURN, a Notorious Thief317
The Life of JOHN MURREL, a Horse-Stealer318
The Life of WILLIAM HOLLIS, a Thief and an Housebreaker321
The Life of THOMAS SMITH, a Highwayman322
The Life of MARY STANDFORD, a Pickpocket and Thief330
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The Life of FRANCES, alias MARY BLACKET, a Highwaywoman335
The Life of JANE HOLMES, alias BARRET, alias FRAZER, a Shoplifter336
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The Life of MARY ROBINSON, a Shoplift340
The Life of TIMOTHY BENSON, a Highwayman343
The Life of ANTHONY DRURY, a Highwayman351
The Lives of THOMAS TIMMS, THOMAS PERRY, and EDWARD BROWN, Footpads361
The Life of ALICE GREEN, a Cheat, Thief and Housebreaker364
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LIVES OF THE CRIMINALS378
The Life of JOHN TURNER, alias CIVIL JOHN, a Highwayman378
The Life of JOHN JOHNSON, a Coiner380
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The Life of JAMES HOW, alias HARRIS, a notorious Highwayman and Thief401
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The Life of PETER KELLEY, alias OWEN, alias NISBET, a Murderer415
The Lives of WILLIAM MARPLE and TIMOTHY COTTON, Highwaymen416
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The Life of JOSEPH KEMP, a Housebreaker428
The Life of BENJAMIN WILEMAN, a Highwayman431
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The Life of JAMES DRUMMOND448
The Lives of WILLIAM CAUSTIN and GEOFFREY YOUNGER, Footpads450
The Lives of HENRY KNOWLAND and THOMAS WESTWOOD, Footpads452
The Life of JOHN EVERETT, a Highwayman453
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The Life of WILLIAM NEWCOMB, a housebreaker462
The Life of STEPHEN DOWDALE, a Thief463
The Life of ABRAHAM ISRAEL, a Jew464
The Life of EBENEZER ELLISON, a Notorious Irish Thief468
The Life of JAMES DALTON, a Thief471
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The Life of JOHN DOYLE, a Highwayman479
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The Life of SAMUEL ARMSTRONG, a Housebreaker499
The Life of NICHOLAS GILBURN, a Most Notorious Highwayman500
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APPENDIX533
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The Life of JACQUES PERRIER, a French Robber and Murderer548
INDEX557
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