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book #78317
The Whole Proceedings in the Trial of an Ejectment between Richard Goodright, on the Demise of Mary Done, Widow, against David Ackerley, Gentleman; at the Portmote Court of the City of Chester . . . Taken in Short-hand by Mr. Joseph Gurney [etc.]
Printed by J. Fletcher [etc.], Chester, 1788.
The rare, sole report of a sensational trial involving a will executed by an allegedly insane testator unduly influenced by a menage a trois consisting of his wife, a paramour, and a key witness, with Erskine (unsuccessfully) for the defense
Contemporary sheep, very worn, early tape labels hand lettered, first leaves stained at their inner margins, else clean; two copies in OCLC none in ESTC
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$ 850.00
trials, insanity, adultery

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