Newgate of Connecticut its origin and early history : being a full description of the famous and wonderful Simsbury mines and caverns and the prison built over them

Phelps, Richard H. (Richard Harvey)

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  • Creator by Richard H. Phelps
  • Format Books
  • Publication Hartford, Conn. : American Pub. Co., 1876.
  • Physical Details
    • 117 p., [4] leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm


  • "To which is added a relation of all the incidents, insurrections and massacres connected with their use as a prison for the Tories during the Revolution and otherwise; with interesting sketches of their surroundings in (now) East Granby. Also, an illustrated description of the state prison at Wethersfield."
  • Sabin no. 61391.
  • Includes bibliographical references.