Book #55118
A Parallel Between the Two Trials of Lord George Sackville. Trial, George Germain Sackville, Defendant.

A Parallel Between the Two Trials of Lord George Sackville...

The Court-Martial of Lord Sackville [Trial]. Sackville, George Germain, Viscount [1716-1785], Defendant. A Parallel Between the Two Trials of Lord George Sackville, Lately Published Pointing out Their Difference: With Occasional Remarks in Which the Evidence and Matter are Compared and Canvassed, And a Light Thrown Upon the Whole Process. London: Printed for J. Pridden, 1760. 27, [1] pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into recent cloth, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light browning, faint dampstaining and foxing to a few leaves. A nice copy of a scarce title. $450. * Only edition. Lord Sackville was dismissed from the British army for insubordination at the Battle of Minden (1759) during the Seven Years' War. Secretary for the colonies from 1775 to 1782, he received much of the blame for Great Britain's defeat in the American Revolution. ESTC locates 9 copies in North America. OCLC locates 1 copy in a North American law school (Harvard). English Short-Title Catalogue T043631.

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