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book #80013
Author:
 
Title:
Proceedings at the Assizes at Thetford [in 1785 and 1787] in the Trial of William Hurry . . . For Wilful and Corrupt Perjury: and in the Action against . . . John Watson . . . for a malicious Prosecution [with] Supplementary Proceedings in Common Pleas
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by Chase and Co. in the Cockey-Lane, Norwich, 1787.
Description:
The rare report of lengthy litigation, with Erskine (in James Oldham's words) "an oratorical force of nature [and] at his flamboyant forensic best", securing a jury award of 3,000 pounds in a dispute over 11 shillings; seven and five copies in ESTC
Condition:
?Later 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, both titles and the last leaf of the Supplement foxed, else clean with ample margins; 60+25 pages
Book No.:
W-80013
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
trials

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