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The Life of Daniel Good, The Supposed Murderer
1842 - "A Deed of Blood I will Unfold" [Broadside]. [Murder]. Good, Daniel [d. 1842]. The Life of Daniel Good, The Supposed Murderer. [London]: Birt, Printer, 39, Great Andrew Street, Seven Dials, [1842]. 9-1/2" x 7" broadside. Sixteen-stanza verse text in two columns below headline, woodcut portrait of Good at head of left-hand column. Light browning and foxing, moderate edgewear, a few creases and minor chips to corners. $450. * Good was executed for the murder and dismemberment of a pregnant woman. He was executed in front of Newgate prison before a large and hostile crowd. The verses in our broadside give a narrative account of Good's crime. The first stanza reads: "A deed of blood I will unfold, A tale more cruel was never told; And great excitement is caused we see, All through this horrid and barbarous tragedy." No copies located on OCLC.
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