“Jack Rogers”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1922 (Dean)
Keywords: homicide drink gallows-confession fight trial punishment execution
Found in: US(MW)


"Come all you tender Christians, I hope you will lend ear... For the murder of Mr. Swanton I am condemned to die." "My name it is Jack Rogers, my name I'll never deny." Drunk, he assaults Swanton in the street, flees, is captured, and is condemned to die

Cross references


  1. Dean, pp. 50-51, "Jack Rogers" (1 text)
  2. Roud #9557
  3. BI, Dean050