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The Trial of the Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer : before the Circuit Court of Justiciary, held at Perth, on the 12th and 13th September, 1793 of an indictment for seditious practices.

Date: 1793
Dimensions:
Overall: 215 x 138 x 19 mm
Medium: Leather, hardboard, gilt, printed text on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Purchased with USA Bicentennial Gift funds
Classification:Books and journals
Object Name: Book
Object No: 00004935
Place Manufactured:Edinburgh

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    A book titled 'The trial of the Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer, before the Circuit Court of the Justiciary, held at Perth, on the 12th and 13th September, 1793, on an indictment for seditious practices'. Taken in Court by Mr. Ramsey, an eminent short-hand writer from London, with an appendix.

    "If, at any time, any dangerous changes were to take place in the English Constitution, the pernicious tendency of which, the people were not able at first to discover, restriction on the Liberty of the Press, and on the Power of Juries, will give them the first information." J. L. Delolmo

    Edinburgh, Scotland. 1793
    SignificanceThomas Palmer was sentenced to seven years in Australia at this trial in 1793. During his time in New South Wales
    "He is to be remembered as one who cheerfully suffered exile for opinions now commonplace, and as a pioneer in trade, manufacture and shipbuilding in New South Wales".
    (Earnshaw, John, Australian Dictionary of Biography.)
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    Web title: Trial of Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer

    Primary title: The Trial of the Rev. Thomas Fyshe Palmer : before the Circuit Court of Justiciary, held at Perth, on the 12th and 13th September, 1793 of an indictment for seditious practices.

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