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Susannah Cox ballads, Reading, Berks County, pamphlet, murder trial, execution
An undated pamphlet (circa 1880) titled "Complete History of the Execution of Susannah Cox! Her Life, Crime, Trial, and Death on the Scaffold." It provides information about Reading, Pennsylvania in 1809, discusses coverage of the story in the newspaper, and details the trial, execution and its aftermath. The pamphlet also includes information about published ballads related to the incident and mentions other Berks County hangings.
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Author, Unknown, "Complete History of the Execution of Susannah Cox!: Her Life, Crime, Trial, and Death on the Scaffold" (1880). Alfred L. Shoemaker Folk Cultural Documents. 175.
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