[Trial]. Kennon, Beverly, Defendant. Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting a Report of the Secretary of the Navy, Accompanied with the Proceedings of a Court Martial Lately Held at Norfolk, For the Trial of Lieut. Beverly Kennon, (Rendered in Obedience to a Resolution of the House of Representatives, Of the 25th April, 1824). May 18, 1824. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. Washington, DC: [Gales & Seaton], 1824. 94, 53 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, untrimmed edges. Light soiling and edgewear, moderate toning, occasional light foxing, light browning to fore-dges of a few leaves. $50. * Kennon, who was acquitted, was charged with defamation of character for a series of articles that criticized Commodore David Porter. .
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