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Punishment, the Press and Private Execution part 2

This is the second part of a blog post, see part 1 here. The first execution to take place in the North East, following the implementation of the Capital Punishment Amendment Act took place at Durham Gaol on March 22nd 1869. It was to be a double execution and both men, as with all of the …

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