Narrative of the Gracious Dealings of God in the Conversion of W. Mooney Fitzgerald and John Clark, Two Malefactors, Who were Executed on Friday, Dec. 18, 1789, at St. John's, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, for Burglary. In a Letter from The Reverend Mr. Milton to the Right Honourable The Countess Dowager of Huntingdon.

London. Privately Printed. 1790. Soft cover. 12mo. 19cm, 5-22, [1]p., in the original plain grey wraps, string bound, in recent grey cloth protective case, with black leather spine label, fine, very rare. (cgc) T.P.L. 619. Sabin 46140, cf. Evans 25825. Amicus - 1 on fiche. Not in Lande, Dennis, Casey, Holyke or Gagnon. - Reverend Milton was sent out from England as a missionary to Nova Scotia in 1788 by the Countess of Huntingdon. This narrative gives a fascinating insight into his successful attempt to convert two chronic Irish criminals. A footnote outlines the background of both Fitzgerald and Clark. Milton escorted them to the gallows. Item #30189

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