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drop-title] James H. Peck. Letter from James H. Peck, to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States, transmitting an explanation in answer to the charges preferred against him, as Jude of the District Court of the United States for the District of Missouri, by Luke E. Lawless. April 14, 1830. Read, and committed to the committee of the whole House on the state of the union.

Peck, James Hawkins.

Published by [Washington, 1830
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Defending himself against misdemeanor charges raised against him by Luke E. Lawless. Government document: 21st Congress, 1st Session. Rep. No. 359. Ho. of Reps. Peck was charged with exceeding his contempt powers by imprisoning and causing the suspension of a lawyer who had written an article critical of the judge. Senate failed to convict on a vote of 21 to 22. 8vo. 53 pp. Removed from a nonce volume; one stitch hole in inner margin, not touching text.Ink numeral and signature (partly cropped out) at top margin of p. [1]. Light spotting, ink notation at bottom margin of p. 53. Bookseller Inventory # 15374

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Title: drop-title] James H. Peck. Letter from James...

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Publication Date: 1830

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