Salmon's State Trials, London, 1738

Long Title: A new abridgement and critical review of the State trials, and impeachments for high-treason : from the reign of King Richard II, down to the remarkable trial of Captain Porteous in the tenth year of the reign of His present Majesty King George II. [1388-1736] The whole containing, I. The substance of the indictment or charge. II. The evidence. III. The prisoner's defences. IV. The several points of law arising. V. The event of the trial, or fate of the prisoner, &c. In this abridgement are inserted several trials not to be found in any other collection. Also, some trials taken in haste, are now brought into regular order; and many deficiencies throughout the whole supply'd. With several curious remarks on each trial, shewing what the law in criminal cases anciently was; and how it has been alter'd, and stands at this time. Likewise, impartial memoirs of the times, and characters of the sufferers. To which is added a compleat alphabetical index of the names of the prisoners tried; the (Volume 1 of 1)
Author(s): Thomas Salmon
Published: London, 1738
Publisher: Printed for J. and J. Hazard [etc.]
Language: English
Notes: iv, 922, [7] p. 38 cm.
Subject Classification: Common Law
Format: Folio
Purchase Location: London
In 1825 Jefferson Manuscript Catalogue? Yes, but different edition