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exe.JPG
A contemporary print of the execution of William Burke.

Whitechapel-murders-Jack-the-Ripper-London-Newspaper-September-1888.jpg
From Britannica, "Jack the Ripper, pseudonymous murderer of at least five women, all prostitutes, in or near the Whitechapel district of London’s East End, between August and November 1888. The case is one of the most famous unsolved mysteries of…

Daft Jamie.jpg
This is a portrait of James Wilkinson also known as "Daft Jamie." Wilkinson was a victim of Burke and Hare. He was "burked" in Hare's boarding house, and then Burke and Hare sold Wilkinson's body to Dr. Knox for his dissections.

WomanofWhitechapel.jpg
Description from the website: " This was their only means of income and survival. With the little money they earned, most would seek comfort in alcohol as the only refuge from reality. Drink was cheap and drunkenness rife, at any time of day or…

MarksAndMcDermott.jpg
Engraving or James McDermott and Grace Marks upon their trial at Toronto, Upper Canada, November 3RD AND 4TH, 1843. As they appeared at the Court House. Accused of Murdering Mr. Thos. Kinnear & Nancy Montgomery

gracemarks.pdf
Recorded "voluntary" confession of Grace Marks faimed Canadian Murderess and Trial Record

jack ripper 1.jpg
Image shows detectives examining an crime scene that they believe was committed by Jack the Ripper.

Knox.jpg
From National Galleries Scotland, About this artwork
The leading teacher of anatomy in the 1820s, Dr Knox is best known today for his implication in the murders carried out by Burke and Hare, the most notorious in Scottish history. They had sold the…

west port murders.jpg
This is the title page of the bookWest Port Murderswhich is said to be an true account of the Burke and Hare Murders, spefcifically the trial and execution of Burke. The site also has the remainer of the book for public view.
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