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A Full Report of All the Proceedings on the Trial of the Rev. William Jackson, at the bar of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, Ireland, on an indictment for High Treason. Collected from the notes of William Ridgeway, William Lapp, and John Schoales.
Printed for G.G. & J. Robinson. 1795 Without half title. Disbound. (2), 142pp.ESTC T40316. Jackson, originally secretary to the bigamous Duchess of Kingston, was involved in laying a false charge of sodomy against the actor Samuel Foote in 1775. He became a journalist and radical sympathiser, being involved in negotiations in France. As the trial went against him he took poison, probably provided by his wife, and dropped dead in the dock.
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