The discoveries of John Poulter, alias Baxter Who was apprehended for robbing Dr. Hancock, of Salisbury, on Clarken Down, near Bath; and who has since been admitted King's evidence, and discovered a most numerous gang of villains; many of which have been already taken. Being a full account of all the robberies he has committed, and the surprizing tricks and frauds he has practised for the space of five years last past, in different parts of England. Written wholly by himself. To which he has added, as a caution to prevent any unwary persons from being imposed on and defrauded, an exact account of the manner in which gamblers and other sharpers impose upon people at fairs and other places; wherein their whole tricks, behaviour and language, is so laid open, that any one who reads it, may certainly know them at any time, and so be upon their guard against being cheated by them. With some precautions to secure houses from being broke open, very useful for all families: and likewise some cautions to tradesmen, and others who travel, to prevent their being robbed. With directions how to prevent horses from being stolen out of grounds and commons

Main Author: Poulter, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: [Sherborne] Printed for R. Goadby, in Sherborne; and sold by W. Owen, bookseller, at Temple-Bar, London 1754, MDCCLIV. [1754]
Edition:The ninth edition, with additions
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T9736. - Reproduction of original from British Library
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