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Author Mountain, Joseph, 1758-1790.

Title Sketches of the life of Joseph Mountain, a Negro, [electronic resource] : who was executed at New-Haven, on the 20th day of October, 1790, for a rape, committed on the 26th day of May last. : (The writer of this history has directed that the money arising from the sales thereof, after deducting the expence of printing, &c. be given to the unhappy girl, whose life is rendered wretched by the crime of the malefactor.)

Published New-Haven: : Printed and sold by T. & S. Green., [1790].


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 19, [1] p.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 22441.
Notes First-person narrative, prepared by David Daggett (cf. Dexter's Yale graduates) and signed by Mountain. "The writer of the following narrative assures the public, that the facts related were taken from the mouth of the culprit."--note, p. [20], signed: Joseph Peck. Samuel Punderson.
The title page has an ornamental border of skulls and crossbones. Parentheses substituted for square brackets in title transcription.
Evans 22441
Trumbull, J.H. Connecticut, 1132
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. 22441).
Notes United States Connecticut New Haven.
Other author Daggett, David, 1764-1851.
Subject Mountain, Joseph, 1758-1790.
Rape -- Connecticut.
African American criminals.
Executions and executioners -- Connecticut -- New Haven.