Forgery in Leeds



[004050] [Forgery in Leeds] Report of the Trial of Mr. Joseph Blackburn, Attorney at Law, Leeds, for Forgery, at the Yorkshire Lent Assizes, 1815. Leeds: B. Dewhirst, 1815. First Edition. 8vo. Hardback. Pamphlet. Good. [3], 2-46pp. Modern marbled paper over boards, paper title label to spine

Externally very good, internally the title has been reguarded with some light staining, text is lightly browned, with a few spots of foxing

The printer was B.[enjamin] Dewhirst (fl. 1800-1824), see BBTI

On a charge of removing stamps from executed deeds, Blackburn was found guilty and hanged

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