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Author Mountain, Joseph, 1758-1790.

Title The life and adventures of Joseph Mountain, a Negro highwayman. [electronic resource] : Who practised robbing in England, France, Spain and Holland, about ten years, without detection, and was finally executed at Newhaven, in Connecticut, on the 20th of October, 1790, for committing a rape on the body of a respectable young girl of that town. / Taken from his own mouth, in presence of reliable witnesses. ; [Eight lines of verse]

Published Bennington, (Vermont) : Printed by Anthony Haswell,, M,DCC,XCI. [1791]

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Physical description 28 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Early American imprints. First series ; no. 46146.
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. [2], signed: Joseph Peck. John Punderson. Newhaven, October 1790.
Bristol B7675
Shipton & Mooney 46146
McCorison, M.A. Vermont, 198
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. 46146).
Notes United States Vermont Bennington.
Other author Daggett, David, 1764-1851.
Subject Mountain, Joseph, 1758-1790.
Rape -- Connecticut.
African American criminals.
Executions and executioners -- Connecticut -- New Haven.