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Mr Jonathon Jewett And How He Cheated The Hangman

Mr Jonathon Jewett And How He Cheated The Hangman

Broadcast: 2nd June 1954
Added: Jul 13 2007
The high sheriff of Hampshire County Massachusetts and deputies are carrying a coffin down the prison corridor to the cell of Mr Jonathan Jewett. Nobody thought of rehabilitating criminals in 1815. Catch a man who’d committed a crime or didn’t pay his debts and he’d be thrown in to the local lockup and forgotten…