The History of the Celebrated Mrs. Ann Carson, Widow of the Late Unfortunate Lieutenant Richard Smyth; With a Circumstantial Account of Her Conspiracy Against the Late Governor of Pennsylvania, Simon Snyder; and of Her Sufferings in the Several Prisons in That State. Interspersed with Anecdotes of Characters Now Living.
Philadelphia: Published by the Author, 1822. 315 pp. Label removed from the verso of the front board and there is a small library stamp on verso of the rear board. Binding worn and rubbed and the lower corner of the title page is lacking.
"The Carsons had been married for nine years when J. Carson left home in 1810. Not having heard from him for 2 years, his wife married Smith. Carson returned...and was shot by Smith. Mrs. Carson...tried to kidnap the governor (of Pennsylvania). After Smith's execution, she joined a gang of Counterfeits and subsequently died in prison." McDade 885 One copy sold at auction in 2010. Item #710
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