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Trial of a scold

Trial of a scold

the trial of Mrs. Elizabeth Bowlan, who was indicted for being a common barrator, and also a noisy, turbulent brawler and common scold : whose trial came on before the Municipal Court held at Boston, August term, 1813 ...

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Published by Printed by Nathaniel Coverly, Jun. in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bowlan, Elizabeth -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Scolds.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 29966.
    ContributionsMassachusetts. Municipal Court (Boston)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15594835M


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