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By Don Cochrane

within the eighteenth and 19th centuries, punishment was once meant to be a brief, sharp surprise, frequently administered in public to deter others from committing comparable crimes. there have been greater than 220 crimes for which offenders might be hanged, together with housebreaking, horse stealing, forgery, rick burning, road theft, attack and, after all, homicide. In Black state Murders, Don Cochrane offers bills of many trials for homicide and different offences drawn from the sensationalist press studies of the time, equivalent to poisonings, theft and the homicide of the Gummery kinfolk, a case that continues to be unsolved today.

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