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[Ward, Matt. F.]:

A FULL AND AUTHENTIC REPORT OF THE TESTIMONY ON THE TRIAL OF MATT. F. WARD, CERTIFIED TO BE CORRECT...WITH THE SPEECHES OF GOV. CRITTENDEN, GOV. HELM, T. MARSHALL, ESQ., AND NATHANIEL WOLFE, ESQ., AND THE REPLY OF ALFRED ALLEN, ESQ., ATTORNEY FOR THE COMMONWEALTH. REPORTED BY A.D. RICHARDSON.

Appleton, New York: 1854 176pp. Original printed wrappers [some chipping at edges and corners, spine eroded], stitched. Top corner of first text page split [no text loss]. Scattered foxing, some browning at outermost edges and top corners of first few leaves. Good+ to Very Good. "Butler, the principal of Louisville High School, had whipped Matt Ward's younger brother. Matt demanded an apology of Butler, not for the whipping but for calling the boy a liar. The apology not forthcoming, words followed; and Ward, having come prepared for blood, shot Butler. Kentucky justice saw that Ward was promptly acquitted." McDade. Also printed in Louisville this year. McDade 1043. II Harv. Law Cat. 1219.


Book Id: 16156

Price: $125.00

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