Jack Sheppard escaping

Jack Sheppard escaping

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Caption: The manner of Jack Shepherd's escape out of the condemn'd hole in Newgate. Image taken from A Narrative of all the Robberies Escapes &c. of John Sheppard: giving an exact descrption of the manner of his wonderful escape from the castle in Newgate Written by himself after his being retaken in Drury-Lane or rather written by D. Defoe.To which is prefix:d a true representation of his escape engraven on a copper plate. Originally published in John Applebee: London 1724.

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