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Author Davenport, Barnett, 1760-1780.

Title A brief narrative of the life and confession of Barnett Davenport. [electronic resource] : Under sentence of death, for a series of the most horrid murders, ever perpetated in this country, or perhaps any other, on the evening following the 3d of February, 1780. Is to be executed at Litchfield, on the 8th of May.

Published [Hartford? : s.n.], Printed in the year, M.DCC.LXXX. [1780]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 15, [1] p. ; 18 cm. (16mo)
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 16756.
Notes "The narrative is penned from the criminal's mouth, though not always exactly in his own words. Some moral reflections are interspersed."--Preface, p. [3].
Signed on p. 14: Barnett Davenport. Litchfield gaol, this 29th of April, Anno Domini, 1780.
Evans suggests Hartford as place of printing.
Evans 16756
Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 558
McDade, T.M. Murder, 242
Other formats Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2002-2004. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. First series ; no. 16756).
Notes United States Connecticut Hartford.
Subject Murder -- Connecticut -- Washington.
Crime -- Connecticut.
Executions and executioners -- Connecticut -- Litchfield.