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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #81
Sold For$200.00(hammer price)
 $240.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedMarch 5, 2018


The Case, Trevett against Weeden: On Information and Complaint, for refusing Paper Bills in Payment for Butcher's Meat, in Market, at Par with Specie. Tried before the Honourable Superior Court, in the County of Newport, September Term, 1786. Also, the Case of the Judges of said Court, Before the Honourable General Assembly, at Providence, October Session, 1786, on Citation, for dismissing said Complaint. Wherein the Rights of the People to Trial by Jury &c. are stated and maintained, and the Legislative, Judiciary and Executive Powers of Government examined and defined. By James M. Varnum, Esq; Major-General of the State of Rhode-Island, &c. Counsellor at Law, and Member of Congress for said State." (Providence: John Carter, 1787.) One of the earliest examples of judicial review in the United States. O. Contemporary wraps. Housed in a contemporary clamshell slipcase."


Collation not verified. Some waterstaining on wraps and early and late pages, but generally very clean and readable.

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