FRASER, (Alexander).

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Description: The Trials at Bar of Arthur Thistlewood, Gent., James Watson, the Elder, Surgeon, Thomas Preston, Cordwainer, and John Hooper, Labourer, for High-Treason, before the Four Judges, in the Court of King's Bench, Westminster, on Monday, June 9, 1817. four ports. 303pp. + 17pp. of ads. 8vo, modern cloth; (some light foxing, otherwise very good). London: W. Lewis, 1817.

Comments: Arthur Thistlewood and James Watson were revolutionaries plotting to overthrow the British government. All the defendants in this trial were found not guilty because of a lack of evidence. Arthur Thistlewood would later become a Cato Street Conspirator.

Edition: First Edition
Binding: hardcover
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 153884

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