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A Compleat [electronic resource]: True and Genuine Account of the Life, Adventures and Transactions of Robert Ramsey, Alias Sir Robert Gray, From His Birth to His Execution at Tyburn, on Wednesday, the Thirteenth of January 1741-2. Containing, I. His Birth and Education; His Being Put Apprentice to a Chymist; His Early Inclination to Tricking; His Getting Acquainted With Car, &C. II. Their Manner of Living for Some Time at Hampstead, &C. Where Ramsey Pass'd for a Gentleman of a Good Estate, But Not of Age, and Car for His Footman. III. Their Manner of Bilking and Robbing Several Taverns Till They Were Detected, and Committed to Prison, Whence Ramsey Made His Escape by Giving the Keeper Some Laudanum. IV. Their Robbing Several Doctore, Apothecaries, &C. A Particular Trick Ramsey Put Upon a Lady of Quality. V. An Authentic Account of Defrauding Mr. Hoare and Comp. Bankers of 75 L. By Forging a Note in Conjunction With Cross and Sands; Their Flying for the Same; Their Being Apprehended, and Brought to London, Where Ramsey Turn'd Evidence, Against Cross and Car. VI. His Acquaintance With Snowd (Since Transported) Their Journey to Bristol, Turning Methodists, From Whence They Made Off With a Large Part of the Religious Collection, &C. VII. A Full Account of the Several Robberies Committed by Robert Ramsey and His Brother John, Till the Last Committed at Mr. Glynn's in Hatton-Garden. In Which John Was Admitted an Evidence, and for Which Robert Ramsey Suffer'd Death. The Whole Collected From the Relation of His Brother John Ramsey, and Published to Deter Others From the Like Wicked Practices

Ramsey, John
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for H. Goreham, at the Bible in Vine-Office-Court, Fleetstreet, 1742.
Language
English
Description
38, [2] p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • With a final leaf of advertisements.
  • Price from imprint: price Six-Pence.
  • Reproduction of original from British Library.
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, T31022.
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