In this incredible book, read of the absurd–and (maybe) true!–firsthand account of the life of an American criminal of the Revolutionary War era. Witness him stealing horses, breaking jails, and in general running roughshod over the honest populace of old New England.
Created to remedy the lack a complete reprint of the text, this new edition was meticulously created to be, internally, as close to the 1807 original as possible. The text was hand-transcribed from a copy of the original. No abridgments have been made, and all original illustrations have been included.
Whether you’ve never read this text before, or already own Edmund Pearson’s abridged edition, Autobiography of a Criminal, now is the perfect time to finally read the text as it was originally published!
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