Cat.No: 285221 The trial of John Horne Tooke, on a charge of high treason. Containing the whole of the proceedings of each day at the Old-Bailey, including the examinations of Lord Camden, Duke of Richmond, Lord Fred. Campbell, Earl Stanhope, Mr. Pitt, Mr. Fox, Bishop of Gloucester, Major Cartwright, Mr. Sheridan, &c., &c.: with Chief Justice Eyre's charge and Mr. Tooke's address to the jury. John Horne Tooke.

The trial of John Horne Tooke, on a charge of high treason. Containing the whole of the proceedings of each day at the Old-Bailey, including the examinations of Lord Camden, Duke of Richmond, Lord Fred. Campbell, Earl Stanhope, Mr. Pitt, Mr. Fox, Bishop of Gloucester, Major Cartwright, Mr. Sheridan, &c., &c.: with Chief Justice Eyre's charge and Mr. Tooke's address to the jury

Dublin: P. Byrne, 1794. Paperback. Pp. [287]-405, disbound tetxblock, edges trimmed in the original rebinding, removing part of a "3" at the top of the title page, but otherwise without loss of text.

Tooke was one of the figures associated with the London Corresponding Society, which advocated democratic reforms and opposed the war with France. The government's treason case against him was an embarrassment, and he was acquitted in only eight minutes.

Cat.No: 285221

Price: $125.00