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The whole proceedings on the trial of an information exhibited ex officio, by the King's Attorney General, against John Stockdale : for a libel on the House of Commons, tried ... the ninth of December, 1789, ... Taken in short hand by Joseph Gurney
London: Printed for John Stockdale, Opposite Burlington House, Piccadilly, 1790. 1st Edition. Description: xi, [1] ,228, [16] p 24 cm. Notes: 'Four letters on the subject of Mr. Stockdale's trial, for a supposed libel on the House of Commons by "A Briton". With eight final advertisement leaves. Subjects: Logan, John, -- 1748-1786. -- Review of the principal charges against Warren Hastings. Hastings, Warren, -- 1732-1818. Jury -- Great Britain. Notes: Trial as a result of the publication of John Logan's pamphlet entitled "A review of the principal charges against Warren Hastings". Erskine's argument delivered Nov. 15, 1784, in support of a new trial because of a supposed judicial error in the trial of W.D. Shipley: p.[121]-228. Publisher's advertisements: p. [1]-[15] at end. "An argument in support of the rights of juries" is by Thomas Erskine. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards with the title blocked direct in gilt with gilt cross-bands. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Errata page inserted.
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