The DYING SPEECH Of JAMES SHEPHEARD: Who Suffer'd Death at Tyburn, March the 17th, 1717/18. Deliver'd by him to the Sheriff, at the Place of Execution. Jacobite Rebellion, James Shepheard, d. 1718.

The DYING SPEECH Of JAMES SHEPHEARD: Who Suffer'd Death at Tyburn, March the 17th, 1717/18. Deliver'd by him to the Sheriff, at the Place of Execution.

[London]: 1718. 1st printing (ESTC N498380). Printed text in one column, with last line reading, "in his Declaration." Signed in type. 32.1 cm x 17 cm. Broadside, printed recto only. Complete printed text supplied on request. Faint horizontal fold lines. Trimmed, though with text unaffected. A VG copy. Item #36971

Shepheard a London coach painter's apprentice who threatened, in a letter, to assassinate George II.

Known in 5 different editions, all quite rare, with this one recorded in 4 cc [3 in the National Library of Scotland & one at Harvard].

Price: $995.00

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