Speech given at the execution of Joseph Burger, from Urloffen on March 23rd, 1819 for the robbery and murder of Bogt Görwitz and Görwitz's wife, daughter, and niece on December 6th, 1817, delivered by head priest Balthasar Barthelmees.

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Title

Speech given at the execution of Joseph Burger, from Urloffen on March 23rd, 1819 for the robbery and murder of Bogt Görwitz and Görwitz's wife, daughter, and niece on December 6th, 1817, delivered by head priest Balthasar Barthelmees.

Description

Rede bey der am 23sten März 1819 vollzogenen Hinrichtung des Joseph Burger, gewesenen Rösselwirths zu Urloffen, wegen dem an dem Bogt Görwitz von da, an dessen Ehefrau, Tochter, und Bruders Tochter am 6ten Dezember 1817 verübten Raubmordes: gehalten von Balthasar Barthelmees, Pfarr-Rektor. Title from caption.

Source

Michigan State University Library Special Collections XX folioHV6535.G3R43 1819

Date

1819

Format

Fraktur. 1 folded sheet; 22 x 36 cm.

Language

German

Abstract

A moralistic appeal for the soul of the executed man. Gives details of the killing of 4 people and the robberies committed by Joseph Burger. Includes the final statement made by Burger, who was sentenced to beheading with a sword and to have his head put on display on a pike.

Date Created

1819

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Reference

Speech given at the execution of Joseph Burger, from Urloffen on March 23rd, 1819 for the robbery and murder of Bogt Görwitz and Görwitz's wife, daughter, and niece on December 6th, 1817, delivered by head priest Balthasar Barthelmees., 1819

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“Speech given at the execution of Joseph Burger, from Urloffen on March 23rd, 1819 for the robbery and murder of Bogt Görwitz and Görwitz's wife, daughter, and niece on December 6th, 1817, delivered by head priest Balthasar Barthelmees.,” "Poor Sinners' Pamphlets", accessed September 19, 2019, http://courses.cal.msu.edu/al340ss16/psp/items/show/169.

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