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The Discoveries [electronic resource]: Of John Poulter, Alias Baxter; Who Was Apprehended for Robbing Dr. Hancock, of Salisbury, on Clarken Down, Near Bath; And Who Has Since Been Admitted King's Evidence, and Discovered a Most Numerous Gang of Villains; Many of Which Have Been Already Taken. Being a Full Account of All the Robberies He Has Committed, and the Surprizing Tricks and Frauds He Has Practised for the Space of Five Years Last Past, in Different Parts of England. Written Wholly by Himself. To Which He Has Added, as a Caution to Prevent Any Unwary Persons From Being Imposed on and Defrauded, an Exact Account of the Manner in Which Gamblers and Other Sharpers Impose Upon People at Fairs and Other Places; Wherein Their Whole Tricks, Behaviour and Language, Is So Laid Open, That Any One Who Reads It, May Certainly Know Them at Any Time, and So Be Upon Their Guard Against Being Cheated by Them. With Some Precautions to Secure Houses From Being Broke Open, Very Useful for All Families: And Likewise Some Cautions to Tradesmen, and Others Who Travel, to Prevent Their Being Robbed. With Directions How to Prevent Horses From Being Stolen Out of Grounds and Commons

Poulter, John
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[Sherborne] : Printed for R. Goadby, in Sherborne; and sold by W. Owen, Bookseller, at Temple-Bar, London, MDCCLIV [1754]
The eighth edition, with additions
44 p. ; 8⁰.
  • P.31 misnumbered 32.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
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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
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, N8824.
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    a| The discoveries h| [electronic resource] : b| of John Poulter, alias Baxter; who was apprehended for robbing Dr. Hancock, of Salisbury, on Clarken Down, near Bath; and who has since been admitted King's Evidence, and discovered a most numerous Gang of Villains; many of which have been already taken. Being A full Account of all the Robberies he has committed, and the surprizing Tricks and Frauds he has practised for the Space of five Years last past, in different Parts of England. Written wholly by himself. To which he has added, as a Caution to prevent any unwary Persons from being imposed on and defrauded, an exact account of the manner in which gamblers and other sharpers impose upon people at fairs and other Places; wherein their whole Tricks, Behaviour and Language, is so laid open, that any one who reads it, may certainly know them at any Time, and so be upon their Guard against being cheated by them. With some Precautions to secure Houses from being broke open, very useful for all Families: And likewise some Cautions to Tradesmen, and others who travel, to prevent their being robbed. With Directions how to prevent Horses from being stolen out of Grounds and Commons.
    a| The eighth edition, with additions.
    a| [Sherborne] : b| Printed for R. Goadby, in Sherborne; and sold by W. Owen, Bookseller, at Temple-Bar, London, c| MDCCLIV [1754]
    a| 44 p. ; c| 8⁰.
    a| P.31 misnumbered 32.
    a| Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
    a| Electronic reproduction. b| Farmington Hills, Mich. : c| Cengage Gale, d| 2009. n| Available via the World Wide Web. n| Access limited by licensing agreements. f| Eighteenth century collections online 7| s2009 miunns
    a| English Short Title Catalog, c| N8824.
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