The Affecting Case of the Unfortunate Thomas Daniels

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Author: Thomas Daniels
Published: 1761
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,195 / 30 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 751
Added to site: 2010.09.08
mnybks.net#: 28934
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction

THEAFFECTING CASEOF THE UNFORTUNATETHOMAS DANIELS,WHO WASTried at the SESSIONS held at the OLD BAILEY,September, 1761,FOR THESupposed MURDER of his WIFE;By casting her out of a CHAMBER WINDOW:And for which he was sentenced to die, but received his MAJESTY'Smost Gracious and Free Pardon.IN WHICH IS CONTAINED,A circumstantial Account of the Behaviour of that unhappy Woman,from her Husband's first Acquaintance with her, to the Day of her Death.Drawn up and authenticated by the said Daniels himself;And faithfully prepared for the Press, byAn IMPARTIAL HAND.

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, and with a small cod which she had with the oysters, beat me in a most ridiculous manner about my head and face; and, as all my brother journeymen may well remember, obliged me to go back to my labour bareheaded!

"One day, when my business carried me to the other end of the town for the whole day, my wife gave Jones notice of it, and quickly after I was gone dressed herself, shut up her shop, and went out with him to spend the day. He was that day dressed in a new suit of cloaths. At night when I came home, not being able to get into my house, I went to her mother's in Whitechapel, expecting to meet with her there. By the way as I was coming back, who should I see before me but my wife and John Jones! I followed them into an alehouse, where I quarrelled with them both, and in my passion threw some beer in her face, on which she ran out to her mother's. I challenged Jones to fight me, but he would not. But meeting with him afterward, he then challenged me, for repor

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