The Resource The declaration & confession of Matthew Cushing, : a young man aged about twenty two years, who was try'd for burglary at the Superiour Court held at Boston in August last, and had sentence of death pass'd upon him for the same; which he deliver'd to us on Tuesday Sept. 24 and confirm'd the same before credible witnesses the day of his execution, to be published for the benefit of mankind, (electronic resource)

The declaration & confession of Matthew Cushing, : a young man aged about twenty two years, who was try'd for burglary at the Superiour Court held at Boston in August last, and had sentence of death pass'd upon him for the same; which he deliver'd to us on Tuesday Sept. 24 and confirm'd the same before credible witnesses the day of his execution, to be published for the benefit of mankind, (electronic resource)

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The declaration & confession of Matthew Cushing, : a young man aged about twenty two years, who was try'd for burglary at the Superiour Court held at Boston in August last, and had sentence of death pass'd upon him for the same; which he deliver'd to us on Tuesday Sept. 24 and confirm'd the same before credible witnesses the day of his execution, to be published for the benefit of mankind
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The declaration & confession of Matthew Cushing,
Title remainder
a young man aged about twenty two years, who was try'd for burglary at the Superiour Court held at Boston in August last, and had sentence of death pass'd upon him for the same; which he deliver'd to us on Tuesday Sept. 24 and confirm'd the same before credible witnesses the day of his execution, to be published for the benefit of mankind
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eng
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Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.
Cataloging source
MWA
Citation location within source
  • B925
  • B927
  • 40042
  • 40044
  • 642
  • 652
  • 589
Citation source
  • Bristol
  • Bristol
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Shipton & Mooney
  • Ford, W.C. Broadsides
  • Ford, W.C. Broadsides
  • Wegelin, O. Amer. poetry
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Few lines upon the awful execution of John Ormesby [i.e., Ormsby] & Matth. Cushing, October 17th
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1712-1734
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Cushing, Matthew
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illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Cushing, Matthew
  • Ormsby, John
  • Burglary
  • Murder
  • Crime
  • Executions and executioners
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The declaration & confession of Matthew Cushing, : a young man aged about twenty two years, who was try'd for burglary at the Superiour Court held at Boston in August last, and had sentence of death pass'd upon him for the same; which he deliver'd to us on Tuesday Sept. 24 and confirm'd the same before credible witnesses the day of his execution, to be published for the benefit of mankind, (electronic resource)
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  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
  • Signed: Boston, Octob. 17. 1734. Matthew Cushing
  • Followed by verse in sixteen stanzas entitled A few lines upon the awful execution of John Ormesby [i.e., Ormsby] & Matth. Cushing, October 17th. 1734. One for murder, the other for burglary
  • Samuel Kneeland and Timothy Green were at this address in Boston in 1734
  • First two columns, on left half of sheet, contain Cushing's declaration. Third and fourth columns, on right half of sheet, contain the poem with woodcut of a hanging (Reilly 1175) at right of title. Imprint appears below third and fourth columns
  • Declaration and poem recorded independently by Bristol and Ford; possibly intended to be separated
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000301892
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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.
  • Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
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(Sirsi) 000301892
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The declaration & confession of Matthew Cushing, : a young man aged about twenty two years, who was try'd for burglary at the Superiour Court held at Boston in August last, and had sentence of death pass'd upon him for the same; which he deliver'd to us on Tuesday Sept. 24 and confirm'd the same before credible witnesses the day of his execution, to be published for the benefit of mankind, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800
  • Signed: Boston, Octob. 17. 1734. Matthew Cushing
  • Followed by verse in sixteen stanzas entitled A few lines upon the awful execution of John Ormesby [i.e., Ormsby] & Matth. Cushing, October 17th. 1734. One for murder, the other for burglary
  • Samuel Kneeland and Timothy Green were at this address in Boston in 1734
  • First two columns, on left half of sheet, contain Cushing's declaration. Third and fourth columns, on right half of sheet, contain the poem with woodcut of a hanging (Reilly 1175) at right of title. Imprint appears below third and fourth columns
  • Declaration and poem recorded independently by Bristol and Ford; possibly intended to be separated
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
mixed
Control code
000301892
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.
  • Electronic text and image data.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) 000301892

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