File:Dick Turpin Richard Bayes.djvu

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English: Richard Bayes' self-penned book about the life of John Palmer alias of Dick Turpin
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Author Richard Bayes

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The Genuine HISTORY of the LIFE of RICHARD TURPIN, The noted Highwayman, Who was Executed at York for Horse-stealing, under the Name of John Palmer, on Saturday April, 7, 1739.
I. A True Narrative of his Transactions from his Birth to his Marriage and settling at Suson as a Butcher.
II. An Account of his being a Smuggler in the Hundreds of Essex; his turning Dear-Strealer; his Exploits with Gregory, Fielder, Rose, Wheeler, and the rest of the Essex Gang.
III. His breaking from that Gang, and an humourous Adventure, by Means of which he got acquainted with King.
IV. Of his being pursued in White-chaple by Mr. Bayes, where he shot his Companion King by Mistake.
The Whole collected from well attested Facts, and communicated by Mr. Richard Bayes, at the Green-Man on Epping-Forest, and other Persons of that County.
LONDON: Printed for J. Standen, at D' Anvers's Head opposite Serjeants-Inn in Chancery-Lane.


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