Browsing by Author "Baker, Joseph, 1779-1800?"
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TextEvans-TCP (Phase 1)The confession of Joseph Baker, a Canadian by birth, who, for murder & piracy committed on the high seas, on board the schooner Eliza, Captain Wm. Wheland, in a voyage from Philadelphia bound to St. Thomas, was tried on the 25th of April, 1800, before the Hon. Samuel Chase and Richard Peters, judges of the District Court of the United States, for the District of Pennsylvania, and now under sentence of death, in the solitary cells of the penitentiary house of the city and county of Philadelphia.Date of publication:
1800Author(s):Description:(Evans-TCP ; no. N27664) Transcribed from: (Readex Archive of Americana ; Early American Imprints, series I ; image set 36873) Images scanned from Readex microprint and microform: (Early American imprints. First series ; ...This item contains 3 files (60.28 KB).Publicly Available
TextEvans-TCP (Phase 1)The Last words and dying confession of the three pirates, who were executed this day, (May 9th, 1800.)Date of publication:
1800Author(s):Description:The three were convicted of murder and piracy aboard the schooner Eliza. Caption title: Last dying words, confession, &c. At head of frontispiece: Execution of La Croix, Berrouse, & Baker, for piracy.This item contains 3 files (61.89 KB).Publicly Available