The Resource Horrid murder. Augusta, (Kennebec) July, 1806. : At an early hour on Wednesday morning last, the inhabitants of this town were alarmed with the dreadful information, that Capt. James Purrinton, of this place, in cool blood, had murdered his wife, six children, and himself. .., (electronic resource)

Horrid murder. Augusta, (Kennebec) July, 1806. : At an early hour on Wednesday morning last, the inhabitants of this town were alarmed with the dreadful information, that Capt. James Purrinton, of this place, in cool blood, had murdered his wife, six children, and himself. .., (electronic resource)

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Horrid murder. Augusta, (Kennebec) July, 1806. : At an early hour on Wednesday morning last, the inhabitants of this town were alarmed with the dreadful information, that Capt. James Purrinton, of this place, in cool blood, had murdered his wife, six children, and himself. ..
Title
Horrid murder. Augusta, (Kennebec) July, 1806.
Title remainder
At an early hour on Wednesday morning last, the inhabitants of this town were alarmed with the dreadful information, that Capt. James Purrinton, of this place, in cool blood, had murdered his wife, six children, and himself. ..
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Additional physical form
Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
10590
Citation source
Shaw & Shoemaker
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Purrinton, James
  • Purinton family
  • Crime
  • Murder
  • Infanticide
  • Suicide
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Horrid murder. Augusta, (Kennebec) July, 1806. : At an early hour on Wednesday morning last, the inhabitants of this town were alarmed with the dreadful information, that Capt. James Purrinton, of this place, in cool blood, had murdered his wife, six children, and himself. .., (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/10590
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Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • Probably printed at Augusta, Me., by Peter Edes who printed a pamphlet account of the murders, entitled: Horrid massacre!! Sketches of the life of Captain James Purrinton ... Cf. Shaw & Shoemaker 10588
  • Text in three columns separated and surrounded by mourning border; relief cuts of eight coffins at head; printed area measures 39.5 x 22.2 cm
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000341527
Dimensions
45 x 28 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (relief cut)
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000341527
Label
Horrid murder. Augusta, (Kennebec) July, 1806. : At an early hour on Wednesday morning last, the inhabitants of this town were alarmed with the dreadful information, that Capt. James Purrinton, of this place, in cool blood, had murdered his wife, six children, and himself. .., (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/shaw/10590
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819
  • Probably printed at Augusta, Me., by Peter Edes who printed a pamphlet account of the murders, entitled: Horrid massacre!! Sketches of the life of Captain James Purrinton ... Cf. Shaw & Shoemaker 10588
  • Text in three columns separated and surrounded by mourning border; relief cuts of eight coffins at head; printed area measures 39.5 x 22.2 cm
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000341527
Dimensions
45 x 28 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Level of compression
lossless
Other physical details
ill. (relief cut)
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Reproduction note
Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000341527

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