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[The Oztoticpac lands map].

[The Oztoticpac lands map].

Aztec pictorial document showing litigation map of Oztoticpac, an estate in Texcoco, ca. 1540. Title derived from The Quarterly Journal of the Library of Congress, "The Oztoticpac Lands Map of Texcoco 1540," v.... more

[Title page of An argument in the case of James Sommersett ...]

[Title page of An argument in the case of James Sommersett ...]

Text in: Hargrave, Francis. An argument in the case of James Sommersett,... London : Printed for the author and sold by W. Otridge ..., 1772, title page. Published in: Slavery in the courtroom : an annotated bi... more

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratchavit.

Hell in triumph or The devil has got his own / Peepo Mellico, scratcha...

Print shows Sir Hugh Palliser, a naval admiral and accuser of Admiral Augustus Keppel following the inconclusive battle off the coast of Ushant in 1778, being pulled off a cliff by demons toward the open mouth ... more

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

John Malcom / dessiné et gravé par F. Godefroy.

Depicts event of January 25, 1774 when Boston Commissioner of Customs John Malcom (or Malcomb) was tarred and feathered and hung out his window by an angry mob.

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial,... / Js. Gy., desn. et fect.

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial,... / Js. Gy., desn. et ...

"The interior of the Revolutionary Tribunal crowded with figures. Charlotte Corday (right) stands at the bar, a raised circular stone platform, her wrists linked by a chain, addressing her judges (left), who li... more

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial, at the bar of the revolutionary tribunal of Paris, July 17, 1793 / Js. Gy. desn. et fect.

The heroic Charlotte la Cordé, upon her trial, at the bar of the revol...

Print shows Charlotte Corday standing before the judges of the Revolutionary Tribunal with the body of Marat which lying between them. She responds to the Tribunal, "Wretches, I did not expect to appear before ... more

Fouquier-Thinville jugé par le tribunal révolutionnaire, le 12 Floréal au 3eme de la République / Girardet inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Fouquier-Thinville jugé par le tribunal révolutionnaire, le 12 Floréal...

Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville on trial before the Revolutionary Tribunal in the third year of the Republic. Plate from: Collection complète des tableaux historiques de la révolution française. Paris, chez A... more

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the trial of her majesty Queen Caroline / drawn by Cruikshanks ; etched by Roberts.

A sketch of the interior view of the House of Lords, representing the ...

Print showing the interior of the House of Lords during the trial of Caroline, queen, consort of George IV. Seated around a table in the center are the Queen, the Judges, the Bishops, the Lord Chancellor, the A... more

A royal brewery, or how to cook a wife

A royal brewery, or how to cook a wife

Print shows George IV, "a conning stoker," of some "Mischief brewing," stirring up the "Flames of Persecution," with "vengeance," saying, "If this trial fail I'l brew no more." Behind him is a vat "Filthy compo... more

Louis XVI repousse l'accusation d'avoir fait tirer sur le peuple / Ary Scheffer del. ; Pourvoyeur sc.

Louis XVI repousse l'accusation d'avoir fait tirer sur le peuple / Ary...

Louis XVI, seated in the foreground on the right, responding to accusations presented by the people of France. In album: French Revolution. Forms part of: John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress).

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

Ein Neues Trauer-lied ...

In German, a poem, entitled "A New lament," which tells the tale of Susanna Cox (1785?-1809), who was executed for the murder of her illegitimate child.

Marie Antoinette condemned by the Revolutionary Tribunal / from the original painting by Paul Delaroche.

Marie Antoinette condemned by the Revolutionary Tribunal / from the or...

Print shows Marie Antoinette, full-length portrait, facing front, with soldiers during her trial by the Revolutionary Tribunal. Title from item.

[Title page of Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns with half-length portrait of Anthony Burns]

[Title page of Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns with half...

Illus. in: Boston slave riot, and trial of Anthony Burns. Boston : Fetridge and company, 1854, title page. Published in: Slavery in the courtroom : an annotated bibliography of American cases / Paul Finkelman. ... more

Now ready: the Dred Scott decision--Opinion of Chief-Justice Roger B. Taney ...

Now ready: the Dred Scott decision--Opinion of Chief-Justice Roger B. ...

Advertisement for pamphlet of the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision by Van Evrie, Horton & Co., No. 40 Ann Street, New York. Title from item. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 3, no. 134 (1859 July 23), p. 479.

The Trial of the Hon. Daniel E. Sickles for the murder of P. Barton Key, Esq., at Washington, D.C.

The Trial of the Hon. Daniel E. Sickles for the murder of P. Barton Ke...

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, 1859 April 9, p. 232.

The trial and sentence of Christ / by Wm. C. Robertson, 59 Cedar St., NY.

The trial and sentence of Christ / by Wm. C. Robertson, 59 Cedar St., ...

Print shows Jesus Christ wearing a crown of thorns, with hands loosely bound, sitting in a large room surrounded by theologians who hold up their sentences against him. Pointius Pilate of Jerusalem is the judge... more

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 14th 1865

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to Willia...

Daniel Ballard writes to William Lloyd Garrison explaining that he has long been an "Anti Slaveryman of the Wm. Goodell class", and that he had learned of Garrison's arrest and trial in Baltimore. Ballard inqui... more

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 14th 1865

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to Willia...

Daniel Ballard writes to William Lloyd Garrison explaining that he has long been an "Anti Slaveryman of the Wm. Goodell class", and that he had learned of Garrison's arrest and trial in Baltimore. Ballard inqui... more

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 14th 1865

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to Willia...

Daniel Ballard writes to William Lloyd Garrison explaining that he has long been an "Anti Slaveryman of the Wm. Goodell class", and that he had learned of Garrison's arrest and trial in Baltimore. Ballard inqui... more

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to William Lloyd Garrison, Feb[ruary] 14th 1865

Letter from Daniel Ballard, Lock's Village, Mass[achusetts], to Willia...

Daniel Ballard writes to William Lloyd Garrison explaining that he has long been an "Anti Slaveryman of the Wm. Goodell class", and that he had learned of Garrison's arrest and trial in Baltimore. Ballard inqui... more

Scene at the U.S. District Court, Richmond, Va., Monday, May 13th - Mr. Jefferson Davis brought before the court by Gen. Burton, on a writ of habeas corpus / from a sketch by our special artist.

Scene at the U.S. District Court, Richmond, Va., Monday, May 13th - Mr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1867 June 1, p. 168.

The Surratt jury / Johnson, photographer.

The Surratt jury / Johnson, photographer.

Photograph shows the 12 male jurors at the trial of John H. Surratt. The individual jurors are identified by name below the image. Title from item. Copyright by J. Orville Johnson.

First day of the McFarland trial - scene in the courtroom

First day of the McFarland trial - scene in the courtroom

Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 45, no. 695 (1870 Apr. 23), p. 261. Wood engraving from a sketch by Stanley Fox. Title from item.

Maryland - Scene in the Court-House at Annapolis - Trial of Mrs. Wharton on the charge of murdering General Ketchum by poison / from a sketch by Jas. E. Taylor.

Maryland - Scene in the Court-House at Annapolis - Trial of Mrs. Whart...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, v. 33, no. 847 (1871 Dec. 23), p. 236, bottom. Title from item.

Celebrities of the great trial "Theodore Tilton vs. Henry Ward Beecher." The verbatim report / Ed. W. Welcke & Bro. photo. lithographers, N.Y.

Celebrities of the great trial "Theodore Tilton vs. Henry Ward Beecher...

Print shows head-and-shoulders portrait of Chief Justice Joseph Neilson surrounded by head-and-shoulders portraits of 17 people, including S.D. Morris, Theodore Tilton, Francis D. Moulton, and Henry Ward Beecher.

The only thing he won't kiss J. Keppler

The only thing he won't kiss J. Keppler

Cartoon showing man holding Bible and Henry Ward Beecher with right hand raised. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's budget of fun, 1875 June, no. 207, p. 1.

The Borden murder trial--A scene in the court-room before the acquittal - Lizzie Borden, the accused, and her counsel, Ex-Governor Robinson / drawn on the spot by B. West Clinedinst.

The Borden murder trial--A scene in the court-room before the acquitta...

Reproduction of drawing. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 76 (1893 June 29), p. 411.

[Gaston Means in court]

[Gaston Means in court]

Copyright by the National Photo Company.

Roosevelt facing his jury first actual photographs of Col. Roosevelt in court / / photograph by Underwood & Underwood.

Roosevelt facing his jury first actual photographs of Col. Roosevelt i...

Photograph shows Theodore Roosevelt testifying on his own behalf in the Roosevelt-Newett Libel case in the court house at Marquette, Michigan. Photograph by Underwood & Underwood, N. Y. No. 14428. Date taken fr... more

The defense

The defense

The three-frame cartoon sequence portrays Sulzer's attack on Murphy. In the first frame, Murphy sits on the deck of a boat with a large cannon, drinking a glass of "Highway Loot" when his "bagman" points to an ... more

Roosevelt takes stand at Barnes-Roosevelt trial. April 20 Colonel Roosevelt on the stand.

Roosevelt takes stand at Barnes-Roosevelt trial. April 20 Colonel Roos...

Photograph shows Theodore Roosevelt seated with legs crossed; left hand gripping jacket lapel. No. 20095. Handwritten on verso: Regular portrait cabinet Ex-Pres. Col. Theodore Roosevelt, April 20/15. Title fr... more

[Hans Schwartz, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, with two detectives on way to court, New Jersey]

[Hans Schwartz, three-quarter length portrait, standing, facing slight...

Central News Photo Service. No. 11258. National Photo Company Collection.

Alexander Berkman on crutches

Alexander Berkman on crutches

Photo shows Alexander Berkman, full-length, standing on a sidewalk, with crutches, facing front, and attorney Harry Weinberger in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed on original negative: ... more

[Emma Goldman on a street car]

[Emma Goldman on a street car]

Photograph by Bain News Service. George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). Library of Congress prints and photographs: an illustrated guide / Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

Geo. E. Roewer Jr. & Seymour Stedman

Geo. E. Roewer Jr. & Seymour Stedman

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from caption list. Caption from caption list: Seymour Stedman, candidate for Vice President on the So... more

Socialist group, White House

Socialist group, White House

Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves. Date from caption list. Caption from caption list: Socialist delegation which is in Washington urging Exec... more

Committee on Elections of the Senate engaged in the counting of the Ford-Newberry vote. Tellers in the foreground of the picture are Senators Walter E. Edge of N.J. and Selden P. Spencer of Mo.

Committee on Elections of the Senate engaged in the counting of the Fo...

Vote to determine if Sen. T.H. Newberry would retain his Senate seat after a series of count cases on political corruption.