The Trial (at Large) of Joseph Stacpoole, Esq; William Gapper, Attorney at Law, and James Lagier:; For Wilfully and maliciously Shooting at John Parker, Esq;

London: G. Kearsly, 1777. First. hardcover. Tried at the Assize, held at Maidstone, for the County of Kent, on Thursday, March 20, 1777, before the honourable Sir Richard Aston, Knt... Taken in short-hand by Joseph Gurney. 61, [1] pages. Slim folio, old cloth-backed boards (edgeworn and with some dampstains on cover; a few pages with contemporary ink marginalia, otherwise clean). London: Printed for G. Kearsly, 1777. very good.

18th Century trial for Assault & Battery. "Joseph Stacpoole, at Dartford, in the county of Kent, on the 17th day of August, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five, aided and abetted by William Gapper and James Lagier, unlawfully and willfully, made an assault upon and shot at one John Parker... the defendants were found not guilty." Very scarce with OCLC listing only 9 copies.

Price: $650.00

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