Most Tragical Account of Woman's Murdering a Peddler, And Then Burning to Death Her Own Child, A

DESCRIPTION: "People and Friends of every name, Attend to what I write." A peddlar asks lodging with a farmer. The hosts search his pack; the wife kills him so they can sell his effects. Her daughter talks about her new clothes; the mother burns the child
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: homicide husband wife children begging clothes
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 433-435, "A Most Tragical Account of Woman's Murdering a Peddler, And Then Burning to Death Her Own Child" (1 text)
Roud #B46755
NOTES: We need a keyword "over-wrought." - RBW
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File: TNY433

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