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Chase, Samuel (1741-1811) Report of the trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, one of the associate justices . . .

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00292 Author/Creator: Chase, Samuel (1741-1811) Place Written: Baltimore, Maryland Type: Books Date: 1805 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Title continues, ". . .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 and misdemeanors supposed to have been by him committed, with the necessary documents and official papers from his impeachment to final acquittal / taken in short hand by Charles Evans, and the arguments of counsel revised by them from his manuscript." Printed for Samuel Butler and George Keatinge, 1805.

People: Chase, Samuel, 1741-1811.
Evans, Charles, fl. 1805.
United States. Congress. Senate.
Fries, John, ca. 1750-1818.
Callender, James Thomson, 1758-1803.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Sedition, Law, Government and Civics, Supreme Court, Impeachment, Judiciary

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison