Circumstances of the death of Mr. Scawen

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Account of the trial of Miss Jane Butterfield, on an indictment for murder, at the late assizes for the county of Surry, held at Croydon

  • TitleCircumstances of the death of Mr. Scawen, with genuine particulars relative to Miss Jenny Butterfield, now under confinement, and charged with the murder of that gentleman : including a relation of the origin of her family, the particulars of her seduction and onnections, and the manner in which Mr. Scawen was really poisoned; with anecdotes of Mr. M-, the brewer, and Captain —-.
  • PublishedLondon : Printed for J. Whitaker, Mitre Court, Fleet Street ; and sold at all the pamphlet shops at the Royal Exchange, MDCCLXXV [1775]

Catalog Record

File 523 B988 775

Acquired July 2015

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The Lewis Walpole Library, a department of the Yale University Library since 1980, is an internationally recognized research collection in the field of British eighteenth-century studies. Its unrivalled collection of Walpoliana includes half the traceable volumes from Horace Walpole's famous library at Strawberry Hill and many letters and other manuscripts by him. The Library's book and manuscript collections, numbering over 32,000 volumes, cover all aspects of eighteenth-century British culture. The Library is also home to the largest and finest collection of eighteenth-century British graphic art outside the British Museum; its 35,000 satirical prints, portraits, and topographical views are an incomparable resource for visual material on many facets of English life of the period. Located in Farmington, Connecticut, forty miles north of New Haven and within easy distance of Boston and New York, the Lewis Walpole Library's collections also include drawings, paintings, and furniture, all housed on a 14-acre campus with four historically important structures and extensive grounds. The Library runs an active fellowship program and sponsors conferences, lectures, and exhibitions in cooperation with other Yale libraries and departments.

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