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The two trials of John Fries, on an indictment for treason

John Fries

The two trials of John Fries, on an indictment for treason

together with a brief report of the trials of several other persons, for treason and insurrection, in the counties of Bucks, Northampton and Montgomery, in the Circuit Court of the United States, begun at the city of Philadelphia, April 11, 1799; continued at Norristown, October 11, 1799;--and concluded at Philadelphia, April 11, 1800; before the Hon. Judges, Iredell, Peters, Washington and Chase. To which is added, a copious appendix, containing the evidences and arguments of the counsel on both sides, on the motion for a new trial; the arguments on the motion for removing the case to the county where the crime was committed, and the arguments against holding the jurisdiction at Norristown. Taken in short hand by Thomas Carpenter. (Copy-right secured.).

by John Fries

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Published by Printed and sold by William W. Woodward, no. 17 Chesnut, near Front-Street in Philadelphia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 6774, no. 07.
ContributionsCarpenter, Thomas., United States. Circuit Court (3rd Circuit)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4,226,51,[1]p.
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16852861M

Fries was accused of treason for leading a riot over a dwelling tax in Pennsylvania in At the outset of the Fries trial, Chase had delivered a written opinion in which he defined the meaning of treason as a Matter of Law, without ever hearing argument from the lawyers in . In a prosecution upon an indictment charging treason by adhering to enemies of the United States, giving them aid and comfort, in violation of § 1 of the Criminal Code, the overt act relied on, of which the Constitution requires proof by two witnesses, must be at least an act of the accused sufficient, in its setting, to sustain a finding that.

The Hardy trial was followed in by The Two Trials of John Fries for Treason, which exhibits the further Mansfieldization of the role of the jury in Britain, even though by this time Mansfield was dead. Here’s a special Picket Line treat: the complete text of William Davis’s The Fries Rebellion, lovingly reformatted in semantic HTML.. The Fries Rebellion is the third of three internal rebellions that troubled the fledgeling United States government in the late 18 th Century (the other two being Shays’ Rebellion and the Whiskey Rebellion).. The way Davis tells the story (though I think.

Jun 09,  · The indictment, in eight articles, dealt with his conduct in the Fries and Callender trials, with his treatment of a Delaware grand jury, and (in article viii.) with his making “highly indecent, extra-judicial” reflections upon the national administration, probably the greatest offence in Republican eyes. Treason was either: High treason, which was the compassing of the king's death, the aiding and comforting of his enemies, the forging or counterfeiting of his [ ] Treason in United States Treason Definition At Common Law. This word imports a betraying, treachery, or breach of allegiance. Treason was either: High treason, which was the.


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John Fries, the leader of Fries' Rebellion, convicted of treason in along with two accomplices, and pardoned that same year by John Adams. Governor Thomas Dorrconvicted of treason against the state of Rhode Island. The two trials of John Fries, on an indictment for treason; together with a brief report of the trials of several other persons, for treason and insurrection, in the counties of Bucks, Northampton and Montgomery, in the Circuit Court of the United States, begun at the city of Philadelphia, April 11, ; continued at Norristown, October Dec 22,  · I just got done reading an excellent book by historian R.

Kent Newmyer on the treason trial of Aaron Burr, and it has me interested in the history of treason trials in the US. Has anyone ever actually been successfully prosecuted for treason against the US.

I am curious as to what, if any given. The Two Trials of John Fries, on an Indictment for Treason [Philadelphia, William Woodward, Page ] American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting Criminal Trials, Vol.

11 – by John Davison Lawson [St. Louis, F.H. Thomas Law Book Co., Pages 24, ]. The Two Trials of John Fries on an Indictment for Treason, Together with a Brief Report of the Trials of Several Other Persons for Treason and Insurrection. Philadelphia, Tyack, David B.

Seeking Common Ground: Public Schools in a Diverse Society. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, ———, and Thomas James. By Section of Article III. of the Constitution of the United States, it is declared that: "Treason against the United States shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to.

sors, see the testimony of John Romig and Isaac Schmyer in Thomas Carpenter, The Two Trials ofJohn Fries, on an Indictment for Treason (Philadelphia: William W.

Wood­ ward, printer, ), 2. Pictured originally in O. Knauss, "History ofMacungie," in Charles RhoadsCited by: tween Thomas Jefferson and Abigail & John Adams.

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, / Carpenter, Thomas. The Two Trials of John Fries, on an Indictment for Treason; together with a brief report of the trials of several other persons, for Treason and Insurrection. The two trials of John Fries, on an indictment for treason: together with a brief report of the trials of several other persons, for treason and insurrection, in the counties of Bucks, Northampton and Montgomery, in the Circuit Court of the United States, begun at.

I shall give the opinions of our own judges, as I find them reported in an account of the two trials of John Fries for high treason, in the federal circuit court of Pennsylvania, April and Octoberand April 5.

Treason Under the Constitution (a) General Policy. The doctrinal development of the law of "treason" after the adoption of the Constitution is contributed primarily by the judges; treatise discussions are scissors and paste-pot affairs, or horn-book recitations of question-begging generalities.

Jun 21,  · Rawle, in addition to bringing the William Duane and Thomas Cooper cases, also prosecuted both treason trials of John Fries and others, and the Sedition Act cases of Greenawalt, Llewellyn et al., Herring, Mayer and Fahnestock, and these Sedition Act conspiracy fixdemocracynow.com: Wendell Bird.

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