ID 6571
Title The last dying speech, of Miss Mary Laws, near Dereham in Norfolk. Being a full and particular account of her most cruelly and barbarously poisoning her father, Sir J. Laws, for the love of a young man, after she had travelled four years abroad. Likewise, her last dying speech and confession at the place of execution, which was at the last assizes at Norwich. She was attended during that dreadful ceremony by a hearse and three mourning coaches. During which time, was sung the lamentation of a sinner, till after she was cut down.
Contributors Laws, Mary (Author)
Signed Author Anonymous
Pseudonym
Firms s.n. (Publisher)
Self-published No
Volumes 1
Pagination 8
Date of Publication 1790
Edition Statement
Edition Number
Date of First Publication
Imprint s.n.
Copyright Statement
Colophon
Location of Printing Norwich GB
Format duodecimo (12mo)
Length (cm)
Width (cm)
Price (pound)
Price (shilling)
Price (pence)
Total Price (in pence)
Non-UK Price
Genre Legal
Sources ESTC (#T155012)
Shelfmarks
Notes Date and location of publication tentative.
Hand-Verified No
Attempted Verification Yes
Verified No

Bibliographic Entry

@book{ wphp_6571
  author={Laws,Mary},
  year={1790},
  title={The last dying speech, of Miss Mary Laws, near Dereham in Norfolk. Being a full and particular account of her most cruelly and barbarously poisoning her father, Sir J. Laws, for the love of a young man, after she had travelled four years abroad. Likewise, her last dying speech and confession at the place of execution, which was at the last assizes at Norwich. She was attended during that dreadful ceremony by a hearse and three mourning coaches. During which time, was sung the lamentation of a sinner, till after she was cut down.},
  publisher={s.n.},
  address={Norwich},    }

Recommended Citation

Laws, Mary. "The last dying speech, of Miss Mary Laws, near Dereham in Norfolk. Being a full and particular account of her most cruelly and barbarously poisoning her father, Sir J. Laws, for the love of a young man, after she had travelled four years abroad. Likewise, her last dying speech and confession at the place of execution, which was at the last assizes at Norwich. She was attended during that dreadful ceremony by a hearse and three mourning coaches. During which time, was sung the lamentation of a sinner, till after she was cut down." The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 6571 https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/6571. Accessed 2020-10-26.

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