REPORT OF THE TRIAL OF CHARLES N. BALDWIN, FOR A LIBEL, IN PUBLISHING, IN THE REPUBLICAN CHRONICLE, CERTAIN CHARGES OF FRAUD AND SWINDLING, IN THE MANAGEMENT OF LOTTERIES IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. Containing, the publications in relation to this interesting subject--the evidence--the speeches of the counsel on both sides, and the charge of His Hon. C.D. Colden, mayor of the city of New-York, to the jury. The trial commenced on Tuesday the 10th of November, and lasted until Friday morning 2 o'clock, when the jury returned a verdict of "not guilty" H. W. WARNER, reporter.

REPORT OF THE TRIAL OF CHARLES N. BALDWIN, FOR A LIBEL, IN PUBLISHING, IN THE REPUBLICAN CHRONICLE, CERTAIN CHARGES OF FRAUD AND SWINDLING, IN THE MANAGEMENT OF LOTTERIES IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. Containing, the publications in relation to this interesting subject--the evidence--the speeches of the counsel on both sides, and the charge of His Hon. C.D. Colden, mayor of the city of New-York, to the jury. The trial commenced on Tuesday the 10th of November, and lasted until Friday morning 2 o'clock, when the jury returned a verdict of "not guilty"

New York, (NY): Printed and published by C. N. Baldwin, corner of Chatham and Chamber Streets, 1818. Disbound. 22.5 cm. 124pp. Old Worcester Co. Law Library stamp on title page. A few neat ink annotations in margins. The jury deliberated only 15 minutes before acquitting Baldwin, whose charges were supported by independent investigation. The affair undermined public confidence in lotteries and led the NY legislature in 1819 to pass a law prohibiting any new lottery licenses and imposing strictures on existing ones. Not found in McCoy. BEAL 13269 OCLC: NY Hist SocC., Vassar, LA Cnty Lib., Huntington, Yale Univ. Med., Yale Univ. Law, US Supreme Court, State Lib. of IA, Harvard Univ., Harvard Univ. Law, Univ. of NV Las Vegas, Univ. of PA, Univ. of London. Item #66570

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