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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bacon, Delia, 1811- (search)
Bacon, Delia, 1811- Author; born in Tallmadge, O., Feb. 2, 1811; a sister of Dr. Leonard Bacon (q. v.). She published in 1857 The Philosophy of Shakespeare's plays, in which she put forth the hypothesis that these plays were not written by Shakespeare, but by Sir Francis Bacon. She died in Hartford, Conn., Sept. 2, 185,9.
ced to be hung by court of Lynchburg, for burning a tobacco factory, and sentence commuted to sale and transportation by Gov. Wise. Harry, transport, was received 7th December 1858, by Court of Halifax county, where he was born, is a mulatto; black hair and eyes; 5 feet 5 inches high; 33 years old; one small scar on the hand just above the first joint of the thumb finger. Augustus Read was received May 13th, 1858, from Gloucester county, where he was sentenced to sale and transportation for murder in the second degree; is gingerbread color, hair black, eyes brown; 5 feet 3 inches high; 22 years old has a scar on outside of right thigh and on each side of left knee. Rose was received September 2, 1859. from Campbell county, where she was born, sentenced for murder; is copper colored; hair and eyes black; 25 years old; 5 feet 2 inches high; one small scar on the thumb of the left hand; also one on the first finger of the same hand. Taken from record. nov 6--d&sw3t
and transportation by Gov. Wise. Harry, transport, was received 7th December, 1858, by Court of Halifax county, where he was born, is a mulatto; black hair and eyes; 5 feet 5 inches high; 33 years old; one small scar on the right side of the forehead; one small scar on the left creek, and also one small scar on the hand just above the first joint of the thumb finger. Augustus Head was received May 13th, 1858, from Gloucester county, where he was sentenced to sale and transportation for murder in the second degree; is gingerbread color; hair black, eyes brown; 5 feet 3 inches high; 22 years old has a scar on outside of right thigh and on each side of left knee. Rose was received September 2, 1859, from Campbell county where she was born, sentenced for murder; is copper-colored; hair and eyes black; 25 years old; 5 feet 2 inches high; one small scar on the thumb or the left hand; also one on the first finger of the same hand. Taken from record. nov 6--d&sw3t