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."
EARLIEST DATE: 1958 (Burt)
KEYWORDS: homicide punishment execution friend brother gallows-confession
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)
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