House Resolution No. 234 to Inquire Into and Concerning the Official Conduct of Emory Speer, U.S. ...

House Resolution No. 234 to Inquire Into and Concerning the Official Conduct of Emory Speer, U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia. Statement and Reply of Judge Emory Speer

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Published by N.P., [Washington], 1914
Condition: Good Soft cover
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8vo. 335pp. Brown stapled soft cover with stiff paper covers. Title in black on front. Front cover chipped and detached. Rear cover has a few edge chips. Light soiling to covers. Page 1 chipped lower left corner. A few spots on page 1. Inscribed by Judge Emory Speer on page 1; "For Mrs. Mary Lou Phinizy from her affectionate Cousin Emory Speer." Mary Lou Phinizy was married to Charles Phinizy from Augusta Georgia. Charles Phinizy was the son of John Phinizy , a wealthy Augusta business man. This book is a defense - the result of an attempt to impeach sitting Judge Emory Speer, from Savannah Georgia, and remove him from office. His was considered a "misfit" by his critics. From wikipedia; On August 26, 1913, Rep. Clayton offered a resolution, H.R. Res. 234, to investigate Judge Speer. The resolution was referred to the Rules Committee. Id. at 3795. However, following an objection from the floor, the resolution was held over for consideration until August 27, 1913, at which time it was amended and adopted.A Select Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee conducted the investigation. On October 2, 1914, after reviewing the Subcommittee's findings, the Judiciary Committee submitted a report, to the House. The report was referred to the House Calendar. The report, which recommended no further action be taken against Judge Speer, was considered and agreed to by the House on October 21. Bookseller Inventory # 4612

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Title: House Resolution No. 234 to Inquire Into and...

Publisher: N.P., [Washington]

Publication Date: 1914

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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