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He would win reelection to Congress from his jail cell...
Item # 644026
October 22, 1798
FARMER'S WEEKLY MUSEUM: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT JOURNAL, Walpole, Oct. 22, 1798
* Matthew Lyon trial for sedition
Page 3 has an account headed: "Trial of Matthew Lyon For Sedition", the details of which are mentioned in the article which takes over a full column. Lyon was a Vermont member of Congress & had a tumultuous career, brawling with another Congressman & jailed following the charge of sedition. He would win reelection to Congress from his jail cell.
Four pages, never-trimmed margins, good condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's