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The Speeches at Full Length, of the Honourable Thomas Erskine, and Stewart Kyd, Esq. on the Trial of Thomas Williams, Indicted for Publishing Thomas Paine's "Age of Reason," Together with Lord Kenyon's Charge to the Jury [etc.]. Not in McCoy
No Publisher Stated, London, 1797?.
Erskine in an unaccustomed role, successfully prosecuting a bookseller who had sold Paine's work some six years after Erskine had defended Paine in writing 'The Rights of Man', a 'victory' so troubling him that he ultimately returned his retainer
?Original self-wraps, disbound, repair to title (legibility preserved), a usable copy, 31 pages; uncommon, no copy in a law library in ESTC
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$ 450.00
trials, freedom of press

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