An Alleged Libel on Daniel Webster [Trial]. Lyman, Theodore, Jr. [1792-1849], Defendant. Whitman, John W. [1798-1833], Reporter. Report of a Trial in the Supreme Judicial Court, Holden at Boston, Dec. 16th and 17th, 1828, Of Theodore Lyman, Jr., For an Alleged Libel on Daniel Webster, A Senator of the United States, Published in the Jackson Republican, Comprising All the Documents and Testimony Given in the Cause, And Full Notes of the Arguments of Counsel and the Charge of the Court. Boston: Published by Putnam and Hunt, 1828. 76 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Light soiling to exterior, moderate toning to text. $150. * Only edition. According to the indictment, Lyman said Webster conspired with other leading Federalists in 1807-1808 to secede from the Union and re-join New England to England. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 13348.
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