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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Saturday 29th February

Saturday 29th Met at St. Thomas’s at home all night. February 1812 was also a leap year. Advertisements

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Thursday 27th February 1812

Thursday 27th. Went to St. Thomas’s, sold the extremities. At night Tom & Bill got drunk at the Rockingham Arms, at Home all night. Extremities were bit parts; limbs, usually. Tom and Bill Harnett were the drinkers on that night.

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Tuesday 25th February 1812

Tuesday 25th. At home all day, at Night met at Jack to go to Harps, the moon at the full, could not go. The moon’s cycle was clearly important to Resurrectionists – the cover darkness provided for their activity was … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Sunday 23rd February 1812

Sunday 23rd. At Home all day and night. Quiet night.

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Wednesday19th February 1812

Wednesday 19th At Home all day sick. John Harnet and Butler got drunk, at home all night. A rare instance of Jack Harnett being referred to by the formal ‘John’.

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Tuesday 18th February

Tuesday 18th. Met at St. Thomas’s. Took 2 over to Guy’s. Came home & settled each man’s share. £23 6s. 6d. On hand 2 open’d Large, 3 small & 3 foetus not paid, at home all night. According to the … Continue reading

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Diary of a Resurrectionist, Sunday 16th February 1812

Sunday 16th. Went to Look out, at home all night. Looking out is often followed by activity.

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