Proceedings of a General Court Martial held at the Horse-Guards, on the 24th and 27th of March, 1792, for the Trial of Capt. Richard Powell, Lieut Christopher Seton, and Lieut John Hall, of the 54th Regiment of Foot; on several Charges preferred againstv them respectively by William Cobbett, Late Serjeant-Major of the said Regiment, Together with Several Curious Letters Which passed between the said William Cobbett and Sir Charles Gould , Judge-Advocat General; and Various other Documents connected therewith, in the Order of their Dates.

Editorial: London: Printed and Published by J.Gold And to be had of J.Asperne J.Hatchard and Reynolds and Sons, 1809
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Título: Proceedings of a General Court Martial held ...

Editorial: London: Printed and Published by J.Gold And to be had of J.Asperne J.Hatchard and Reynolds and Sons

Año de publicación: 1809

Edición: 1st Edition


First edition, 8vo., some light foxing, but sound, 32pp., disbound. The first publishing of this trial in 1809 was by reviving memories of the scandal of 1792 to further discredit Cobbett who by this time was out of favour with the Government. It was published by Hatchards with Powell as the probable author. The trial in 1792 caused a considerable scandal. It was brought on evidence from Cobbett that whilst the Regiment was serving in America the officers in question had embezzled monies, thus amongst other things depriving troops of rations and clothing &c. The case was not proven and Cobbett was very close to being criminally prosecuted. N° de ref. de la librería 14234

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