The Trial of Charles Random De Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, Commonly Called Lord Cochrane, The Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander McRae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lite for a Conspiracy, in the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814: with the Subsequent Proceedings in the Court of King's Bench.

By: Gurney, William Brodie.

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Hardcover in original half leather binding with marbled paper covered boards and endpapers, gilt titles on red label to spine, with gilt details, book plates of John Moxon and Colonel T. Innes of Learney on endpapers, small amount of leather loss at top of front and rear hinges, edges rubbed and leather on corners worn (see photographs) but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 604, fold out table of purchases and sales by the accused on the dates in question, transcripts of the examiner's line of questioning. Taken in Short Hand by William Brodie Gurney, Short Hand Writer to both Houses of Parliament. A contemporary record of The Great Stock Exchange Fraud of 1814 which was a hoax or fraud centered on false information about the Napoleonic Wars, affecting the London Stock Exchange in 1814. Very Scare original title.

Title: The Trial of Charles Random De Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, Commonly Called Lord Cochrane, The Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander McRae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lite for a Conspiracy, in the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814: with the Subsequent Proceedings in the Court of King's Bench.

Author Name: Gurney, William Brodie.

Categories: Politics, Military History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, J. Butterworth and Son: 1814

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005646

Keywords: Napoleon, Napoleonic Wars, Military, History, Fraud, Law, Stock Exchange Fraud, ,