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The Herefordshire Tragedy [electronic resource]: Or, the Cruel Mother-in-Law. Giving a Full and True Relation of a Lady Who Living in Herefordshire, Who Was Second Wife to a Merchant, and He Having a Beautiful Daughter, This Lady Never Loved Her; And Was So Curel as to Bargain With a Sea Captain to Take Her Beyond Sea. Likewise How She Was Required by Her Own Son, in Whom She Took Great Delight, Who Wasted Her Substance, and Brought Her to Great Poverty, So That She Had Not Bread to Eat; But He Still Not Being Satisfied, Came to Her for Fresh Supplies, Which She Could Not Grant Him, So He Resolved by Some Means or Other to Take Away Her Life; Upon Which He Goes to a Lord's House, and Takes From Thence a Golden Cup, and Gave It to His Mother to Look Up; But She Thinking He Would Come to an Untimely End, She Resolved to Leave England; And Therefore Sold Herself to Go Beyond Sea. Also, When She Came to America, She Saw a Young Lady Standing by the Sea-Side, Who Happened to Be the Child She Sold for a Slave: So Going to Her to Crave Her Charity, the Lady Bid Her Come in and She Would Relieve Her. The Mother Making Herself Known, the Lady Freely Forgave Her; But Her Conscience Troubled Her So Much for What She Had Done, That in a Short Time After She Broke Her Heart With Grief and Died. .

Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
[Newcastle upon Tyne? : s.n., 1760?]
Language
English
Description
8 p. ; 12⁰.
Notes
  • At foot of titlepage: "Licensed and entered according to order".
  • Verse.
  • Another state has "cruel" incorrectly spelt as "ctuel".
  • Cf. t230486. Date and place of publication are guesses.
  • 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, T36147.
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