Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine. To Which is Added the Argument of Mr. Mackintosh in the Case of Peltier. Selected by a Member of the Philadelphia Bar.
Philadelphia: Key & Biddle, 1834.
First Edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Original full speckled calf, spine gilt. Early ownership signature of Wm J. Crocker. Bookplate of J.W. Hamersley. Some foxing, else a tight, very good copy Item #35504
Collects speeches by Chatham, Burke and Erskine concerning legal issues connected with the American Revolution and other topics, as well as Mackintosh's speech in the trial of Peltier, a French Royalist emigré, for libel of the First Consul of the French Republic (Buonaparte).
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