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Full and Genuine Report!!! Trial for Crim. Con. of Norton v. Visccount Melbourne, With the Whole of the Letters. Damages Laid at Ten Thousand Pounds. Corrected from the Notes of Two Eminent Short-Hand Writers. Also a Sketch of the Family of Norton
Published by G. Berger, Holywell Street, Strand [etc.], London, 1836.
A seemingly unrecorded account of the trial which set Caroline Norton on her life-long course of reforming the English law of women, her husband accusing Lord Melbourne, then Prime Minister, of criminal conversation with her; no copy in OCLC or COPAC
Original printed gray wraps, disbound, last wrap (?blank) lacking, else quite clean, with the frontispiece of (a beautiful) Caroline Norton; 24 pages
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$ 850.00
criminal conversatn, trials

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