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Hawker [alias Collis], James

Robin P. Jenkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Biographical Studies. 843 words.

Hawker [alias Collis], James (1836–1921), poacher and autobiographer, was born in Daventry, Northamptonshire, and baptized there in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on 29 August 1836. He was...

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Wyman, Seth

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Biographical Studies. 885 words.

Wyman, Seth (04 March 1784–02 April 1843), thief and author, was born in Goffstown, New Hampshire, the son of Seth Wyman and Sarah Atwood, farmers. Wyman documented his life and career in...

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