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Jefferson Davis' 1868 Trial...



Item # 673353

December 05, 1868

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1868

* Double jeopardy

The front page has one column headings: "The Trial Of Jeff. Davis" "Proceedings in the Court at Richmond--Argument to Quash the Indictments Under the Fourteenth Amendment". Coverage on the start of his trial that never happened. The treason charge would be dropped.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

Category: Post-Civil War