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The Northern Impostor [electronic resource]: Being a Faithful Narrative of the Life, Adventures, and Deceptions, of James George Semple, Commonly Called Major Semple, Alias Major Harrold, Major Maxwell, Major Grant, Major Cunningham, Major Winter, &C. &C. &C. With an Account of His Devices at Lord Salisbury's, Sir Thomas Dundass's, Mr. Pitt's, the Marquis of Landsdown's, &C. &C. Also the Various Inventions by Which He Obtained Goods of Different Tradesmen; And the Names of the Persons Who Were the Objects of His Depredations. Likewise an Account of His Trial, Before Mr. Justice Gould and the Recorder, at the Old Bailey, on Saturday, September 2, for Defrauding Mr. John Lycett, Coach-Maker, in Whitechapel, of a Post-Chaise, Value Fifty Guineas, of Which He Was Convicted. Likewise Mr. Garrow's Motion on the Last Day of the Sessions, for Deferring Judgment. .

Semple, James George
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for G. Kearsley, No. 46, Fleet-Street; and Sold by all Booksellers, 1786.
Edition
The third edition. With the circumstances of each fraud, and the names of all the parties injured
Language
English
Uniform Title
Northern Hero
Description
[2], x, 112 p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Edition statement from head of titlepage.
  • Originally issued as 'The northern hero'.
  • With a half-title.
  • Price from imprint: Of whom may be had, Price Three Shillings, being a proper Companion to this Work, the Whole forming an excellent Lesson to the unwary, Memoirs of a Social Monster; or, The History of Charles Price: with a faithful Detail of his Devices and Depredations on Society for upwards of fifty Years.
  • Reproduction of original from Harvard University Libraries.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
Other Forms
Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
Cited in
English Short Title Catalog, N23231.
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