Account of an Adultery Trial Published to Block an Academic Appointment [Trial]. Ure, Andrew [1778-1857], Plaintiff. [Chapman, Nathaniel, Editor]. The Whole of the Proceedings, Duly Authenticated, In the Case of Divorce of Andrew Ure, M.D. v. Catharine Ure, For Adultery with Granville Sharpe Pattison. Tried in the Consistory Court at Edinburgh on the 30th of January, 1819. [Philadelphia: W. Fry, Printer, 1821]. [ii], viii, , viii, 39 pp. Preface, viii pp. preceding title page, signed: N. Chapman. then a statement of the printer, signed and dated 1 Sept. 1821, followed by the title page. Complete, final two sections bound in reverse order. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, untrimmed edges. Light browning, light foxing in places, early annotation to head of half-title. $650. * Only edition. "This compilation was prepared by Nathaniel Chapman, a Philadelphia doctor, in order to block Granville Sharpe Pattison's academic appointment in this country. Pattison, a Scottish Anatomist, had been named co-respondent in the Ure divorce.": Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 11459.
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