A Last Resort

placeholder gif[A Petition to the Secretary of State for the Home Department]

As a last resort to save John Lee's life, the Vicar of Abbotskerswell organised a petition appealing to the Home Secretary to reprieve the condemned man on the grounds of his youth and unsound mind.

Written by Mike Holgate


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Description:  
Written by Mike Holgate
Organisation Torbay Library Services
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Contributor   Mike Holgate  
Item  
Identifier ref 124
Date   1885  
Format   photocopy; 190 mm x 190 mm  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Lee. Legal. Trial  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   Torbay Library Services  
Keywords exeter assizes penal servitude