Robert Dighton - D10880
Richard Vaughan ('Hell Fire Dick') ('A view of the telegraph, Cambridge')
by and published by Robert Dighton
published May 1809
Portraits in Profile: the Dighton Family
'A View of the Telegraph, Cambridge', Dick Vaughan (died 1822), published 1809
'Hell-Fire-Dick', was the driver of a coach, the Cambridge Telegraph, and was a popular figure amongst the Cambridge fraternity. He fell out of his gig and was killed when aged only thirty-two.