[Chartist Interest] The Queen against Bronterre O'Brien and others. February 29, 1840. at the Newcastle Spring Assizes, 1840, 1st, for unlawful assembly on July 7, 1839; 2nd, for seditiously meeting to raise discontent, and breaches of the peace, and by inflammatory speeches to obstruct the execution of the laws; 3rd, for conspiracy with the like objects. An original article from the Reports of State Trials. Trials.

[Chartist Interest] The Queen against Bronterre O'Brien and others. February 29, 1840. at the Newcastle Spring Assizes, 1840, 1st, for unlawful assembly on July 7, 1839; 2nd, for seditiously meeting to raise discontent, and breaches of the peace, and by inflammatory speeches to obstruct the execution of the laws; 3rd, for conspiracy with the like objects. An original article from the Reports of State Trials.

London: Reports of State Trials, New Series, HMSO, 1892. 1st Edition. Disbound. Good. Item #258163

O'Brien was arrested in 1840 and charged with making a seditious speech in Manchester. Convicted of sedition, he served eighteen months in Lancaster Prison. Upon release he disagreed with Feargus O'Connor regarding Physical Force Chartism and parliamentary elections. O'Brien wanted to have Chartist candidates whilst O'Connor preferred to attempt to pressure the Whig government by encouraging votes for Tory candidates. Paper rather brittle. 14 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; Law; Special Interest; Antiquarian & Rare. Inventory No: 258163.

Keywords: BZDB395 Chartism, Chartist Schoolmaster, Editor Poor Man's Guardian, London Working Man's Association, London Democratic Association, State Trials::New Series; Law; Special Interest; Antiquarian & Rare. Chartist Interest The Queen against Bronter

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