The confession and legal sentence of Johann Georg Veit, born in Zürtheim, who was executed with the sword on October 3th, 1788 in Buchloe and whose corpse and head were displayed on the wheel.

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The confession and legal sentence of Johann Georg Veit, born in Zürtheim, who was executed with the sword on October 3th, 1788 in Buchloe and whose corpse and head were displayed on the wheel.

Description

Urgicht und peinliches Urtheil über Johann Georg Veit, von Zürtheim gebürtig, welcher den 3ten Oktober 1788. zu Buchloe mit dem Schwerdt vom Leben zum Tod gebracht, der Körper auf das Rad geflochten, der Kopf aber darauf gesteck wurde. Title from caption; "Also vollzogen Buchloe den 3ten Okober, 1788"--P. [4].

Creator

Heufsler, C. L.

Source

Michigan State University Library Special Collections XXHV6665.G3H48 1788

Publisher

s.n.

Date

1788

Format

Fraktur. [4] p.; 19 cm.

Language

German

Coverage

Buchloe

Abstract

Details the crimes of Johann Georg Veit, 40 year-old, married, Catholic man born in Zürtheim who was named by another robber while that man was being questioned by the Inquisition. Veit was guilty of violent robberies along with many accomplices. He was sentenced to beheading by the sword then to have his body woven onto the wheel with his head displayed atop the wheel.

Date Created

1788

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Reference

The confession and legal sentence of Johann Georg Veit, born in Zürtheim, who was executed with the sword on October 3th, 1788 in Buchloe and whose corpse and head were displayed on the wheel., Heufsler, C. L., s.n., 1788

Cite As

Heufsler, C. L., “The confession and legal sentence of Johann Georg Veit, born in Zürtheim, who was executed with the sword on October 3th, 1788 in Buchloe and whose corpse and head were displayed on the wheel. ,” "Poor Sinners' Pamphlets", accessed September 19, 2019, http://courses.cal.msu.edu/al340ss16/psp/items/show/140.

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