Book #56616

The Trial of John Churcher Hewlitt, Acting Deputy Prothonotary...

Scarce English Embezzlement Trial [Trial]. Hewlitt, John Churcher, Defendant. The Trial of John Churcher Hewlitt, Acting Deputy Prothonotary of the Place-Court, At the Old Bailey, On Wednesday, April 14, 1813, on Charges Preferred by William Cruchley, Of John-Street, Bedford-Row, Attorney-at-Law, For Alleged Embezzlements of Moneys Arising from Fees of Office; On Seven Indictments, Upon All of Which he was Most Honourably Acquitted. Taken in Short-Hand. London: Printed by Marchant and Galabin, 1813. [ii], 16 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet. Light browning, several leaves unopened, internally clean. $450. * Only edition. Hewlett was accused of embezzlement by his employer, Cruchley. This appears to be a vindication of Hewlitt's honor and innocence. It may have been published at his expense or urging. OCLC locates 4 copies in North America, 2 in law libraries (Harvard and Social Law).

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