Report of the trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, one of the associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, before the High Court of Impeachment, composed of the Senate of the United States, for charges exhibited against him by the House of Representatives, in the name of themselves, and of all the people of the United States, for high crimes & misdemeanors, supposed to have been by him committed; with the necessary documents and official papers, from his impeachment to final acquital. Taken in short hand, by Charles Evans, and the arguments of counsel revised by them from his manuscript. Charles Evans.
Report of the trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, one of the associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, before the High Court of Impeachment, composed of the Senate of the United States, for charges exhibited against him by the House of Representatives, in the name of themselves, and of all the people of the United States, for high crimes & misdemeanors, supposed to have been by him committed; with the necessary documents and official papers, from his impeachment to final acquital. Taken in short hand, by Charles Evans, and the arguments of counsel revised by them from his manuscript

Report of the trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, one of the associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, before the High Court of Impeachment, composed of the Senate of the United States, for charges exhibited against him by the House of Representatives, in the name of themselves, and of all the people of the United States, for high crimes & misdemeanors, supposed to have been by him committed; with the necessary documents and official papers, from his impeachment to final acquital. Taken in short hand, by Charles Evans, and the arguments of counsel revised by them from his manuscript

Baltimore: printed for Samuel Butler and George Keatinge, 1805. 8vo, pp. [6], 12, [1], 4-268 (i.e. 316); bound with, as issued: Appendix: Impeachment of the Hon. Samuel Chase, with the articles exhibited against him by the House of Representatives: also his answer and pleas, exhibits, and the replication of the House of Representatives, &c. &c. Baltimore: printed for Samuel Butler and George Keatinge, 1805, pp. 68; text block toned; full original sheep; front cover missing, first flyleaf loose and torn at the corner; binding remains sound. In the first part pages 50-51 are omitted in the numbering; pages 205-212 repeated; extra numbered pages 101*-112*, 212* (i.e. 213*)-234*, 237*-244* are inserted. A signer of the Declaration of Independence from Maryland, Chase (1741-1811) was tried chiefly for high-handed conduct in several trials over which he presided. His acquittal is said to have saved John Marshall, which made the trial important in Constitutional history. American Imprints 8173; Cohen 14471; Sabin 12204. Item #58797

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