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tryal of John Peter Zenger, of New York, printer who was lately try"d and acquitted for printing and publishing a libel against the government. With the pleadings and arguments on both sides. by John Peter Zenger

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Published by Printed for J. Wilford in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsNew York (Colony). Supreme Court of Judicature.
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19241284M

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