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A Report of the Trial on an Action for Damages, Brought by the Reverend Charles Massy against the Most Noble the Marquis of Headfort, for Criminal Conversation with Plaintiff's Wife. Damages laid at 40,000 [etc.]
A rare American edition of the first Irish criminal conversation case to be tried by a jury, with John Phillpot Curran (the "Irish Erskine") as lead counsel for the plaintiff, the jury awarding an enormous 10,000; no copy of this edition in the NUC. Modern cloth, somewhat embrowned, but a sound copy. Printed for and sold by B. Dornin, and P. Byrne, New-York, 1804.
      [Bookseller:  Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.]
Last Found On: 2010-01-15           Check availability:      Direct From Bookseller    

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