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Hagerman, Henry B. (Henry Brasher), 1786-1853.
Trial of Henry B. Hagerman, Esq., on an indictment for an assault and battery, with intent to murder, committed on William Coleman, Esq., editor of the N.Y. evening post / taken in short hand by David Bacon.
Hall, A. Oakey (Abraham Oakey), 1826-1898.
Evidence before the Grand Jury in the case of A. Oakey Hall.
A review of the Webster case / by a member of the New York bar.
Hall, Andreas, defendent.
Trial of Andreas Hall: indicted for the murder of Mrs. Amy Smith, at Petersburgh, on the evening of Saturday, the first day of July, 1848.
Hall, Nathan Kelsey, 1810-1874.
Opinion of Judge N.K. Hall, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, on habeas corpus in the case of Rev. Judson D. Benedict; : and documents and statement of facts relating thereto.
Hall, William M.
Bribery and piracy : wilful and malicious loss of the steamship Shooting Star : fraud unparalelled ... .
Halpin, William G.
Report of the trial of William G. Halpin, for treason-felony, at the county of Dublin Commission Court, November, 1867 / William Halpin.
Narrative of the apprehension in Rindge, N. H., of the Rev. E. K. Avery : charged with the murder of Sarah M. Cornell, together with the proceedings of the inhabitants of Fall River / by Harvey Harnden.
Hasting, Hiram P.
Arguments of Hiram P. Hastings in the case of Oakley vs. Aspinwall, in the Superior court, upon the effect of the reversal of the judgment by the court of appeals / Hiram P. Hastings.
Hastings, Flora, Lady, 1806-1839
The Lady Flora Hastings her life and death : with questions for the Queen, and criticisms of her court / Flora Hastings.
The late Lady Flora Hastings. Statements of The Marquis of Hastings, Marchioness of Tavistock, Lady Portman, Lord Portman, and Sir James Clark.
Statement of the case of the late Lady Flora Hastings : including documents and the whole correspondence with Viscount Melbourne, the Marquis of Tavistock, and Lord Portman / By the Marquis of Hasting.
Hawkins, Thomas James.
The trial at full length, of Thomas James Hawkins, alias Henry Hawkins, and Edward Underwood, on a charge of obtaining goods and money, the property of Mary Marner, under false pretences... / Thomas James Hawkins.
Haynes, Lemuel, 1753-1833.
Mystery developed, or, Russell Colvin, (supposed to be murdered,) in full life : and, Stephen and Jesse Boorn, (his convicted murderers,) rescued from ignominious death by wonderful discoveries : containing, I. a narrative of the whole transaction / by Rev. Lemuel Haynes, A.M. II. Rev. Mr. Haynes' sermon, upon the development of the mystery ; III. a succinct account of the indictment, trial, and conviction of Stephen and Jesse Boorn.
Hazard, Thomas R. (Thomas Robinson), 1797-1886, defendant.
Libel suit of Chief Justice Ames against Thomas R. Hazard : Hon. Joseph M. Blake's argument for defendant upon plaintiff's demurrer.
Henderson, John, 1808?-1830.
Report of the trial of Henderson : with his confession in jail ; a notice of his farmer life ; and a short memoir of Mr. Millie.
Henderson, Madison; Warrick, Alfred Amos; Seward, James w.; Brown, Charles
Trials and confessions of Madison Henderson, alias Blanchard, Alfred Amos Warrick, James W. Seward, and Charles Brown, murderers of Jesse Baker and Jacob Weaver : as given by themselves and likeness of each, taken in jail shortly after their arrest.
Hendrickson, John, 1832-1854.
Review, opinions, &c., of Dr. Charles A. Lee, and others, of the testimony of Drs. Salisbury and Swinburne, on the trial of John Hendrickson, Jr., for the murder of his wife, by poisoning.
Report of the trial of Joseph Henry, Esq. in the sheriff's court, on Friday, Jan. 20, 1809, for criminal conversation with Lady Emily Best / Joseph Henry.
The life and authentick trial of Doctor Hensey, for high-treason in giving intelligence to the French.
Trial by nisi prius in the Court of King's Bench, Ireland, in the case wherein Mr. John Hevey was plaintiff and Charles Henry Sirr, Esq., was defendant, on an action for an assault and false imprisonment : this trial was had before the Right Honourable Arthur Lord Viscount Kilwarden, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench, and a special jury.
Hicks, Albert W., 1820?-1860.
The life, trial, confession and execution of Albert W. Hicks, the pirate and murderer : executed on Bedloe's Island, New York bay, on the 13th of July, 1860, for the murder of Capt. Burr, Smith and Oliver Watts, on board the oyster sloop E.A. Johnson : containing the history of his life (written by himself) from childhood up to the time of his arrest : with a full account of his piracies, murders, mutinies, high-way robberies, etc., comprising the particulars of one hundred murders! : to which is added the account of his arrest, imprisonment, trial and execution ; also, his phrenological character, as described by L.N. Fowler.
Hicks, Isaac, d. 1817.
Argument for plaintiff, in case of Thomas Hicks, ex'r. of Capt. Isaac Hicks, versus The United States, for half-pay, under the resolve of October 21, 1780. Also, in behalf of the half pay debts due to the officers of the revolution generally, embracing the laws and descisions in support of same.
Holmes, Sylvester, d. 1866.
A statement concerning the recent assault upon the character of the Rev. Sylvester Holmes ...
Hone, William, 1780-1842.
Trial by jury and liberty of the press : the proceedings at the public meeting, December 29, 1817, at the City of London Tavern, for the purpose of enabling William Hone to surmount the difficulties in which he has been placed by being selected by the ministers of the Crown as the object of their persecution : Mr. Waithman in the chair, with the resolutions and speeches of Mr. Waithman, Sir Francis Burdett, Mr. Alderman Thorp, Mr. Perry, Mr. P. Walker, Lord Cochrane, Mr. Charles Pearson, Mr. Sturch, and Mr. Wooler : also, the subscriptions received from time to time, with all the names, mottoes, &c.
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852.
Exposition of the proceedings of John P. Darg, Henry W. Merritt, and others : in relation to the robbery of Darg, the elopement of his alleged slave, and the trial of Barney Corse, who was unjustly charged as an accessary.
Hosack, Alexander Eddy, 1805-1871.
History of the case of the late John Kearny Rodgers, M.D. : Addressed to the profession. By Alexander E. Hosack, M.D.
How, David D., 1776-1824.
Trial of David D. How for the murder of Othello Church at Angelica / as taken at the time by Daniel Cruger and Henry Wells, Esq.'s ; with a sketch of his life and confession, as taken from him in the dungeon by Elder Joseph Badger, who was with him the last eighteen days of his life
Lord Chedworth : Two actions brought by John Howe, esq. (afterwards Baron Chedworth) against George Lewis Dive, esq. / Published by Mr. Howe, at the request of his Friends.
Hunter, Thomas, b. 1796? defendant.
Report of the trial of Thomas Hunter, Peter Hacket, Richard M'Neil, James Gibb, and William M'Lean, operative cotton-spinners in Glasgow, before the high court of justiciary, at Edinburgh, on Wednesday, January 3, 1838, and seven following days, for the crimes of illegal conspiracy and murder; with an appendix of documents and relative proceedings. By Archibald Swinton
The trial of Thomas Hunter, Peter Hacket, Richard M'Niel [sic], James Gibb, and William M'Lean, the Glasgow cotton-spinners : before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, on charges of murder, hiring to commit assassinations, and committing, and hiring to commit, violence to persons and property / reported by James Marshall ... ; to which is annexed statistics connected with the spinning trade, &c. of Glasgow, by Peter M'Kenzie.
Hyde, Fanny (Windley), Mrs., 1853-
Official report of the trial of Fanny Hyde, for the murder of Geo. W. Watson, including testimony, the arguments of counsel, and the charge of the court, reported verbatim. With portraits of the defendant and the deceased. From the short-hand notes of William Hemstreet, official reporter of the court
Ingersoll, Robert Green, 1833-1899.
Trial of C.B. Reynolds for blasphemy, at Morristown, N.J., May 19th and 20th, 1887 / defence by Robert G. Ingersoll ; stenographically reported by I.N. Baker, and revised by the author.
A letter to Mr. William Parkinson, pastor of the Baptist Church meeting in Gold-Strut, New York : to which is added a dialogue between two brothers ... / by John Inglesby.
A history of the private, political, and official villanies of Fernando Wood. To Brown, brothers & co. [etc.] ...
Jackson, Bill (William H.)
Life and confession of Sophia Hamilton, who was tried, condemned and sentenced to be hung, at Montreal, L.C., on the 25th of November, 1844, for the perpetration of the most shocking murders and daring robberies perhaps recorded in the annals of crime / carefully selected by the author, William H. Jackson.
Life and confession of Sophia Hamilton, who was tried, condemned and sentenced to be hung, at Montreal, L.C., on the 22d of January, 1845, for the perpetration of the most shocking murders and daring robberies perhaps recorded in the annals of crime / carefully selected by the author, William H. Jackson.
£5,000 damages. : Authentic report of the crim. con. trial of Joynt v. Jackson, in the Exchequer Court, Dublin, commencing May 10th, 1880. / From shorthand notes by a gentleman in court..
Jackson, William, 1737?-1795.
A full report of all the proceedings on the trial of the Rev. William Jackson, at the bar of His Majesty's Court of King's Bench, Ireland, on an indictment for high treason : collected from the notes of William Ridgeway, William Lapp, and John Schoales, Esqrs. barristers at law.
Jenckes, Thomas A. (Thomas Allen), 1818-1875.
Speech of Thomas A. Jenckes, of Providence, upon the resolution to annul the decree of the Supreme Court, in the case, Ives vs. Hazard et al. : delivered in the House of Representatives of Rhode Island, on the 23d and 24th day of February, 1859.
Jobson, David Wemyss.
The Allen trials; namely, Allen versus Hunter, Warner v. Griffen, Jobson v. Allen and Jobson against Sickles (Impending) with instructions, and the various scientific recipes, (European and American) for making ""continuous gum"", without either patent or risk of infringement, and an appendix, illustrative of Mr. Daniel E. Sickles's professional morality / David Wemyss Jobson.
Johnson, Reverdy, 1796-1876.
A final reply to the libels of Evan Poultney, late President of the Bank of Maryland : and a further examination of the causes of the failure of that institution.
Virginia vs. West Virginia. Argument of Hon. Reverdy Johnson, in the supreme court of the United States, delivered in behalf of the defendant, Wednesday, May 8, 1867 ...
Johnson, Richard, Defendant.
A correct copy of the trial and sentence : Of Richard Johnson, for the murder of Ursula Newman, on the 20th of Nov., 1828, by shooting her with a pistol loaded with buck shot or slugs, nine of which entered her body; together with the charge of the Court
Report of the trial of Richard Johnson, for the murder of Mrs. Ursula Newman : held in the Court of oyer and terminer, on the 10th of March, 1829, before Judges Edwards and Irving, and Aldermen Stevens, Coe, and Brown, (of the 8th ward) / Reported by E.V.
The trial at large, of Capt. J. Caulfield, Esq. for criminal conversation with the wife of Captain George Chambers, Esq., daughter of the late Lord Rodney ... / by Richard Johnson, Esq.
The trial at large, of Henry Jadis, Esquire, for criminal conversation with the wife of the Hon. Allan Hayde Gardner; Captain in his majesty's navy, and son to Lord Gardner ... / by Richard Johnson, Esquire.