The three trials of William Hone : for publishing three parodies : viz. The late John Wilkes's catechism, the political litany, and the sinecurist's creed : on three ex-officio informations, at Guildhall, London, during three successive days, December 18,19, & 20, 1817 : before three special juries, and Mr. Justice Abbott, on the first day, and Lord Chief Justice Ellenborough, on the last two days.

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Place of publication: London
Collation: 243, 6 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: A collection of all three trials celebrating Hone's innocence on charges of profane and seditious libel and upholding freedom of the press. Printed by and for William Hone,67, Old Bailey. William Hone was an English writer, satirist and bookseller. His victorious court battle against government censorship in 1817 marked a turning point in the fight for British press freedom. Stamp of Hall of Science Club and Institute on title page and elsewhere. Part of the NSS pamphlet collection.

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This work (The three trials of William Hone : for publishing three parodies : viz. The late John Wilkes's catechism, the political litany, and the sinecurist's creed : on three ex-officio informations, at Guildhall, London, during three successive days, December 18,19, & 20, 1817 : before three special juries, and Mr. Justice Abbott, on the first day, and Lord Chief Justice Ellenborough, on the last two days.), identified by Humanist Library and Archives, is free of known copyright restrictions.

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Hone, William [1780-1842], “The three trials of William Hone : for publishing three parodies : viz. The late John Wilkes's catechism, the political litany, and the sinecurist's creed : on three ex-officio informations, at Guildhall, London, during three successive days, December 18,19, & 20, 1817 : before three special juries, and Mr. Justice Abbott, on the first day, and Lord Chief Justice Ellenborough, on the last two days.,” Humanist Library and Archives Digital Collections, accessed August 14, 2020, https://conwayhallcollections.omeka.net/items/show/578.

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