London: Reports of State Trials, New Series, HMSO, 1892. 1st Edition. Disbound. Good. Item #258157
In 1834 the Royal Palace of Westminster, including the Houses of Parliament and the residence assigned to the Speaker, was burnt down, owing, as was alleged, to the negligence of the servants of the Commissioners of Woods and Forests. In 1840 the Speaker presented a Petition of Right claiming damages for the loss of his plate, furniture, &c. Paper rather brittle. 9 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: 258157.
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