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The London-Citizen Exceedingly Injured [electronic resource]: Or a British Inquisition Display'd, in an Account of the Unparallel'd Case of a Citizen of London, Bookseller to the Late Queen, Who Was in a Most Unjust and Arbitrary Manner Sent on the 23d of March Last, 1738, by One Robert Wightman, a Mere Stranger, to a Private Madhouse Containing, I. An Account of the Said Citizen's Barbarous Treatment in Wright's Private Madhouse on Bethnal-Green for Nine Weeks and Six Days, and of His Rational and Patient Behaviour, Whilst Chained, Handcuffed, Strait-Wastecoated and Imprisoned in the Said Madhouse: Where He Probably Would Have Been Continued, or Died Under His Confinement, If He Had Not Most Providentially Made His Escape: In Which He Was Taken Up by the Constable and Watchmen, Being Suspected to Be a Felon, But Was Unchain'd and Set at Liberty by Sir John Barnard the Then Lord Mayor. II. As Also an Account of the Illegal Steps, False Calumnies, Wicked Contrivances, Bold and Desperate Designs of the Said Wightman, in Order to Escape Justice for His Crimes, With Some Account of His Engaging Dr. Monro and Others as His Accomplices. The Whole Humbly Addressed to the Legislature, as Plainly Shewing the Absolute Necessity of Regulating Private Madhouses in a More Effectual Manner Than at Present

Cruden, Alexander
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for T. Cooper at the Globe in Pater-Noster-Row, and Mrs. Dodd at the Peacock without Temple-Bar, 1739.
Language
English
Description
[4], 60 p. ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • Anonymous. By Alexander Cruden.
  • 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, T41135.
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