THE TRIAL OF ALEXANDER ADDISON, ESQ. PRESIDENT OF THE COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS IN THE CIRCUIT CONSISTING OF THE COUNTIES OF WESTMORELAND, FAYETTE, WASHINGTON AND ALLEGHENY, ON AN IMPEACHMENT, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, BEFORE THE SENATE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA. TAKEN IN SHORT HAND BY THOMAS LLOYD.

Lancaster. 1803. 154pp. Lacks the 14pp. appendix at rear. Later three quarter morocco and cloth, bit sunned, untrimmed, some foxing, else very good. Without the 14pp. appendix at rear. Item #WRCAM16423

Addison, a pugnacious reactionary (he defended the Alien and Sedition Acts), was impeached and removed from the bench on a charge of slander arising from his refusal to allow an associate judge to address a jury. Alexander Dallas was the prosecutor. Best edition, with appendix. SABIN 381. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 3631. McCOY A31-32.

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