Murder of John Love, The

DESCRIPTION: Broadside. "Again the murderer's ruthless hand Has stained with blood our happy land!" "Three brothers bent on crimes and blood... Have murdered Love, their nearest friend." "The gallows now must end our days, And we must walk in unknown ways."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Burt)
KEYWORDS: homicide punishment execution friend brother gallows-confession
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
July 17, 1825 - Hanging of brothers Isaac, Israel, and Nelson Thayer for the murder of John Love, to whom they owed money
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Burt, p. 77, (no title) (2 excerpts)
File: Burt077

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