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A Concise sketch of the execution of John Williams, Peter Peterson (alias Nils Peterson), Francis Frederick and John P. Rog

A Concise sketch of the execution of John Williams, Peter Peterson (alias Nils Peterson), Francis Frederick and John P. Rog

who were executed on the 18th of February, 1819, for murder and piracy : prefaced with moral reflections : to which is added a solemn address.


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Published by Printed for N. Coverly in Boston .
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  • Williams, John, -- 1789-1819 -- Death and burial.,
  • Peterson, Nils, -- 1799-1819 -- Death and burial.,
  • Frederick, Francis, -- d. 1819 -- Death and burial.,
  • Rog, John P. -- 1789-1819 -- Death and burial.,
  • Executions and executioners -- Massachusetts.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 47690.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17716014M

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