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THE RIGHT HONA SACKVILLE EARL OF THANET,
A Riot and other Misdemeanours :
Tried at the Bar of the Court of King's Bench, April 25, 1799.
with the Notes of two other Short-Hand Writers.
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
ON HIS OWN CASE,
AND ON THE POINTS OF LAW ARISING UPON THE
Speech of Lord Thanet, upon being brought up for
judgment, 3d May
being again brought up for Judgment on the 10th June 143
of Town Boro', Esq.
Counsel for the Crown.
Mr. BEST, and
Solicitor, Mr. FOULKES.
Solicitor, Mr. BONNEY.
IN THE KING'S BENCH,
THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1799.
SACKVILLE'EARL OF THANET, AND OTHERS.
The Information was opened by Mr. Abbort, and is as follows:
KENT, to wit. Be it remembered, that Sir John Scott, Knight, Attorney General of our present Sovereign Lord the King, who for our faid Lord the King in this behalf prosecuteth, in his proper person cometh here into the Court of our faid Lord the King, before the King himself at Westminster, on Wednesday next after three weeks of the Holy Trinity in this fame term ; and for our said Lord the King giveth the Court here to understand and be informed, that heretofore, to wit, on Monday the twenty-first day of May, in the thirty-eighth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, now King of Great Britain, and so forth, a special session of oyer
terminer and gaol delivery was holden by adjournment in and for the county of Kent, at Maidstone, in the faid county, before Sir Francis Buller, Baronet, one of the Justices of our faid Lord the King of his Court of Common Pleas, John Heath, Esquire, one other of the Justices of our said Lord the King of his Court of Common Pleas, Sir Soulden Lawrence, Knight, one of the Justices of our said Lord the King assigned to hold pleas before the King himself, Samuel Shepherd, Esquire, one of the Serjeants of our faid Lord the King learned in the law, and others their fellows Justices and Commissioners of our faid Lord the King, assigned, by letters patent of our faid Lord the King