The last confession, prayers and meditations of Lieuten. John Stern, delivered by him on the cart immediately before his execution, to Dr. Burnet. Together with the last confession of George Borosky, signed by him in the prison, and sealed up in the Lieutenants pacquet. With which account is given of their deportment both in the prison and at the place of their execution, which was in the Pall-Mall, on the tenth of March, in the same place in which the had murthered Thomas Thynn, Esquire, the twelfth of February before, 1681/2. GILBERT BURNET, ANTHONY HORNECK.
The last confession, prayers and meditations of Lieuten. John Stern, delivered by him on the cart immediately before his execution, to Dr. Burnet. Together with the last confession of George Borosky, signed by him in the prison, and sealed up in the Lieutenants pacquet. With which account is given of their deportment both in the prison and at the place of their execution, which was in the Pall-Mall, on the tenth of March, in the same place in which the had murthered Thomas Thynn, Esquire, the twelfth of February before, 1681/2.

The last confession, prayers and meditations of Lieuten. John Stern, delivered by him on the cart immediately before his execution, to Dr. Burnet. Together with the last confession of George Borosky, signed by him in the prison, and sealed up in the Lieutenants pacquet. With which account is given of their deportment both in the prison and at the place of their execution, which was in the Pall-Mall, on the tenth of March, in the same place in which the had murthered Thomas Thynn, Esquire, the twelfth of February before, 1681/2.

London: printed for Richard Chiswell, 1682. First edition, 4to, pp. [2], 28; modern gray paper-covered boards a little splayed and the text trimmed a little close (though never affecting text) but still a very good copy. Political intrigue and romantic rivalry both cavort through the final confessions of Stern and Borosky, convicted of murdering parliament member Thynn (or Thynne, 1648-1684) on the command of Count Konigsmark, a former wooer of Thynn's wife. Wing B5814. Item #23883

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