[Swing Riots] Trial of William Cobbett for Publishing a Seditious Libel, before Lord Tenterden, C.J., and a Special Jury, on July 7th and 8th, 1831. An original article from the Reports of State Trials.

London: Reports of State Trials, New Series, HMSO, 1889. 1st Edition. Disbound. Very Good. Item #258141

William Cobbett published on the 11th of December 1830, in the Weekly Register with reference to fires and destruction of threshing machines in Hampshire and Wiltshire an article. Indictment for publishing a seditious libel alleging an intent to create discontent, and to incite violence. 58 pages, printed in double columns. An original article from the Reports of State Trials, New Series, 1889. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Large octavo (15 x 23 cms). Quantity Available: 1. Category: State Trials::New Series; True Crime; Law; New Arrivals; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 258141.

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