A Ready Reckoner for Hangmen

From “A Handbook For Hanging” by Charles Duff, 1928, “Being a short introduction to the fine art of Execution, and containing much useful information on Neck-Breaking, Throttling, Strangling, Aspyxiation, Decapitation and Electrocution; as well as Data and Wrinkles for Hangmen, an accountof the late Mr Berry’s method of Killing and his working list of Drops; to which is added a Hangman’s Ready Reckoner and certain other items of interest. All very proper and to be read and kept in every Family”.

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