Report of the Trial and Acquittal of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice, and Jasper Yeates and Thomas Smith, Esquires, Assistant Justices: Of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, on an Impeachment, Before the Senate of the Commonwealth, January, 1805

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