1845 · Boston
The Hangman began existence on January 1, 1845. This April 2 issue commenced its 'New Series.' The periodical ceased publishing under this name with volume I, Number 39 in December 1845. Like the phoenix, it arose in 1846 as 'The Prisoners' Friend.'
This issue begins the 'New Series' with a "Philological Criticism of Gen. IX. 6; and continues with a report on the death sentence imposed on James Eagar, "a man belonging to the lowest class of laborers, of a perfectly stupid expression of countenance;" other criminal cases and essays concerning the injustice of capital punishment; and the periodicals Prospectus.
Not in Lomazow, Mott, Cohen. OCLC records a number of institutional locations. (Inventory #: 36545)