Speech of Gov. Dorr, in answer to the question by the court, why sentence should not be pronounced against him. Thomas Wilson Dorr.

Speech of Gov. Dorr, in answer to the question by the court, why sentence should not be pronounced against him

Providence: A. H. Stillwell, 1844. Folio broadside (approx. 17½" x 12½") on linen, printed in black in triple column beneath the running head, all within a typographic border; somewhat faded (or lightly inked?), and with some miscreasing, but generally clean and attractive. At the head of the text: "Newport, Tuesday, June 25th, 1844." At least 2 other editions are known, and one of these was also issued on silk. This is the speech given to the court by Thomas Dorr in Newport on June 25th, 1844. The sentence pronounced by Chief Justice Durfee is given at end. Not in American Imprints or Sabin. Difficult to get a good count from the OCLC records. DeSimone & Schofield 135 (noting 4 locations: RI Historical, Newport Historical, Providence Public, and Brown). Item #55275

Price: $500.00

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