[Chartist Interest] The Queen against Hetherington. Trial of Henry Hetherington for publishing a Blasphemous Libel, before Lord Denman, L.C.J., and a Special Jury, in the Court of Queen's Bench at Westminster, December 8, 1840. Proceedings in the Court of Queen's Bench on Motion for a New Trial, January 20, 1841. An original article from the Reports of State Trials. Trials.

[Chartist Interest] The Queen against Hetherington. Trial of Henry Hetherington for publishing a Blasphemous Libel, before Lord Denman, L.C.J., and a Special Jury, in the Court of Queen's Bench at Westminster, December 8, 1840. Proceedings in the Court of Queen's Bench on Motion for a New Trial, January 20, 1841. An original article from the Reports of State Trials.

London: Reports of State Trials, New Series, HMSO, 1892. 1st Edition. Disbound. Good. Item #258153

Haslam's "Letters to the Clergy" were sold at the defendant's shop in the Strand, and his name appeared on the title page of each Letter as one of the publishers. In Letter 8 the Old Testament was referred to as wretched stuff and a disgrace to ourang outangs, and its author described as a random idiot. Indictment for blasphemous libel. Verdict, Guilty. Paper rather brittle. 19 pages, printed in double columns. An original article from the Reports of State Trials, New Series, 1892. 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; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 258153.

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