[Trial]. [Henry, Joseph, Defendant]. Report of the Trial of Joseph Henry, Esq., In the Sheriff's Court, On Friday, Jan. 20, 1809, For Criminal Conversation with Lady Emily Best. London: Printed by B. McMillan, 1809. [ii], 50,  pp. Includes one-page advertisement. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Light soiling to exterior, minor edgewear to first and final leaves, light toning to interior. $350. * A report of the inquiry to award damages after Lady Emily Best deserted her formerly wealthy husband, who was currently living in a debtor's prison, and her infant daughter. The trial resulted in an award of ?2000. OCLC locates 2 copies (at Cornell and Yale Universities). Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1098.
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