Strange news from Stratton in Cornwal: or, A true relation of a cruel b[l]oody murther commited by one J.R. upon his own father, for lucre of enjoying his estate who (after he had committed the fact, and laid the knife in the bed where his father lay) called in several neighbours to witness that his father had murthered himself; bu [sic] upon search, his shirt and breast were found besprinkled with his fathers blood; upon which search he fell in a swound, and after his recovery confest the fact, and is now in goal [sic] Written by one William Reddish, who was in Stratton at the same time when the murther was committed: and written since in a letter to Mr. Pearce Manaton in Windmill-Court in the Burcherrow near Temple-Barr, by his brother, living within half a mile of the said town. With allowance.
Printed for I. Coniers, at the sign of the Raven in Duck-Lane,
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