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. American Revolution, William Pitt, Lord Chatham.

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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