A narrative of facts relating to a prosecution for high treason including the address to the jury, which the court refused to hear : with letters to the Attorney General ... and the defence the author had prepared , if he had been brought to trail by Thomas Holcroft

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A narrative of facts, relating to a prosecution for high treason: including the address to the jury, which the court refused to hear: and the defence the author had prepared, if he had been brought to trial.

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