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Thunderbolt: A True History of a Scottish Highwayman in 19th Century Vermont
Weeks before his execution for highway robbery in 1821, a young immigrant wrote a confession detailing a series of robberies he’d undertaken in the company of a notorious Scottish outlaw known as “Captain Thunderbolt.”
Soon afterwards, a Scotsman calling himself Dr. John Wilson emerged as a leading citizen of the Brattleboro area, and the suspicion arose—published in a pamphlet that became a national bestseller—that Wilson was none other than Captain Thunderbolt.
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