Lisbon: Miguel Rodrigues, 1764. ,17,pp. Folio. Dbd. Except for the lightest fore-edge dampstaining, a near fine copy. Item #WRCAM19511
A rare work, describing the trial and verdicts in the case of nineteen men accused of the 1762 murder of Portugal's local auditor/councilor, Joao Vieira de Andrade, in the Cape Verde Islands off West Africa. The accused, all Portuguese subjects, were convicted, resulting in eleven decapitations. The NUC cites only the John Carter Brown copy.