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The Secret History of Betty Ireland [electronic resource]: Who Was Trepann'd Into Marriage at the Age of Fourteen, and Debauched by Beau M-Te at Fifteen, by Whom She Had One Son; The Vile Injury She Did to That Gentleman, and Her Turning Prostitute; Her Amour With the Lord M-D When She Came to London; And Her Ingratitude to That Noble Gentleman. Her Incest With Her Own Son, by Whom She Conceiv'd and Brought Forth a Daughter, on Whom She Settled a Handsome Annuity; Her Taking a House and Selling Punch, &C. Her Being Carted for a Bawd; Her Revenge on One of the Justices Who Was Principally Concerned in Causing Her to Undergo That Shame. Her Amours With a Jew, Whom She Caused to Be Arrested for 300l. And With Three Merchants (Who Were Brothers) to Each of Whom She Was Married in Seven Days, Without the Knowledge of Either; And Afterwards Separated Upon Articles of Agreement. Her Behaviour in Yorkshire; Particularly in Relation to the Aforesaid Justice of Peace; Her Liberality in That County; Her Being Robbed on Epping-Forest, Having First Shot One of the Highwaymen, and Being Afterwards Shot in the Shoulder by Another; Her Taking a House and Intriguing With Smutty-Will, an Irishman, Who Lived by Sharping. His Tricks With Several Tradesmen; His Confinement and Death in Newgate. Her Associating With Shoplifters; Her Being Taken in the Fact; And the Stratagem She Used to Escape a Prosecution. Her Inveigling a Young Man to Sell His Patrimony Before He Came of Age; Her Turning a Strolling Player, With the Manner How She Made Herself Mistress of the Company; Her Enticing Her Daughter to Leave Her Father; Their Arrival at Cork in Ireland, After They Had Escaped a Violent Storm; Their Success There for Some Years, With an Account of Her Sudden Death

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EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for John Lever at Little Moorgate, next London Wall, near Moorfields, [1765?]
Edition
The sixth edition
Language
English
Description
47, [1] p., plate ; 8⁰.
Notes
  • 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 #).
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English Short Title Catalog, T109761.
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