Report Of The Trial And Acquittal Of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice, And Jasper Yeates And Thomas Smith, Esquires, Assistant Justices, Of The Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania, On An Impeachment Before The Senate Of The Commonwealth, January, 1805

By: Edward Shippen; Jasper Yeates; Thomas Smith; William Hamilton; Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate. ; Pennsylvania. Supreme Court.

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1805, by William Hamilton. Printed by the reporter, Lancaster, PA, 1805, Edward Shippen, 1729-1806; Jasper Yeates, 1745-1817; Thomas Smith, 1745-1809, defendants. Sabin 30039; Shaw & Shoemaker 9353. Edward Shippen, IV 1729-1806 was lawyer, judge, government official and prominent figure in colonial and post-revolutionary Philadelphia. In 1791, he was appointed to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, serving with Jasper Yeates and Edward Burd, both kinsmen and former students. Shippen became chief justice in 1799, but in 1804 was impeached on flimsey, political grounds. The next year the Pennsylvania Senate acquitted him and his associates. 8vo, 491, 86 pp. The text is followed by a 96-page appendix which cites numerous legal points in previous cases as they relate to this one. Pages 288-292 omitted in numbering; text continuous. Bound in full period calf leather . OCLC Number: 926749391. Apr 5" x 8.5.

Title: Report Of The Trial And Acquittal Of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice, And Jasper Yeates And Thomas Smith, Esquires, Assistant Justices, Of The Supreme Court Of Pennsylvania, On An Impeachment Before The Senate Of The Commonwealth, January, 1805

Author Name: Edward Shippen; Jasper Yeates; Thomas Smith; William Hamilton; Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate. ; Pennsylvania. Supreme Court.

Categories: Lawyers,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Printed By the Reporter: [1805]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

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