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With a prose account.



Title: Startling confession of Lefroy, another shocking discloseure. The murderer of lieutenant Roper at Chatham

First Line: Now if you'll pay attention to me for a time

Subjects:  Brighton (England)

Themes:  RailwaysMurder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
61B11(+513): Anonymous historical person portrayed (+ profile portrait)
41D221(BOWLER): Head-gear: bowler hat

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
44G32: Executioner, hangman
44G342: On the scaffold or place of execution
44G3412: Spiritual support (during last hours before execution)


Shelfmark: Harding B 12(176)

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