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An Account of the Law-Suit Instituted by - Trial; Rice, Nathan Lewis - 1837. [1277587]
, 1837. 1837. Anti-Catholic Sentiment in Early Nineteenth-Century Kentucky [Trial]. Rice, N[athan] L[ewis] [1807-1877]. An Account of the Law-Suit Instituted by Rev. G.A.M. Elder, President, Of St. Joseph's College, Against N.L. Rice, Presbyterian Minister, For a Pretended Libel on the Character of Rev. David Duparque, A Roman Priest. Louisville, KY: D. Holcomb & Co., Printers, 1837. 192 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4"). Contemporary cloth, printed paper title label to spine. Rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, which are bumped, joints starting at ends, hinges cracked. Moderate toning and occasional light foxing to text. * Only edition. Elder, a Catholic priest and President of the Catholic St. Joseph's College, successfully sued Rice, the author of a series of anti-Catholic articles. As one would expect, Rice blamed his loss on the political influence of "the Roman clergy" and "Popery." Rice's Account reviews the case from his perspective and adds prefatory chapters on "the subject of celibacy, Nunneries, &c. designed to show the immorality of such establishments" (iv). OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, Social Law, UC-Davis, Yale). Not in Cohen.
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