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Samuel Johnson is found guilty of sedition and rebellion...
Item # 665934
June 24, 1686
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, June 24, 1686 The back page has a report from Westminster noting: "This day Samuel Johnson was brought to tryal at the King's Bench-Bar upon an information of High Misdemeanor, for writing and publishing two scandalous and seditious libels, to excite and stir up His Majesties subjects to sedition and rebellion, and upon a full evidence was found guilty of the same by a jury of gentlemen of the county of Surrey."
Single sheet, 6 1/2 by 11 inches, great condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's