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Sampson, William 1764-1836

Overview
Works: 85 works in 385 publications in 1 language and 7,444 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Anecdotes  Humor  Apologetic works  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Attributed name
Classifications: AC1, 347.736
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Sampson
Sampson against the Philistines, or, The reformation of lawsuits : and justice made cheap, speedy, and brought home to every man's door : agreeably to the principles of the ancient trial by jury, before the same was innovated by judges and lawyers by Jesse Higgins( Book )

26 editions published between 1804 and 1977 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Compiled for the use of the honest citizens of the United States."
Sampson's Discourse and correspondence with various learned jurists, upon the history of the law, with the addition of several essays, tracts, and documents, relating to the subject by William Sampson( Book )

15 editions published between 1826 and 2008 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Discourse has special title "An anniversary discourse" delivered before the Historical society of New York, on Saturday, December 6, 1823 ; showing the origin, progress, antiquities, curiosities, and nature of the common law. By William Sampson ... New York, N.Y., published by E. Bliss and E. White, 1824 ; Washington, D.C., republished by P. Thompson, 1826
Speech of Counsellor Sampson, on the trial of James Cheetham, for libelling Madame Bonneville, in his Life of Thomas Paine with a short sketch of the trial by William Sampson( Book )

10 editions published in 1810 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide in the wilderness or, The history of the first settlement in the western counties of New York with useful instructions to future settlers by William Cooper( Book )

14 editions published between 1897 and 1986 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Ireland, from the Anglo-Norman invasion till the union of the country with Great Britain by W. C Taylor( Book )

26 editions published between 1833 and 1871 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Mr. William Parkinson, pastor of the First Baptist Church in the city of New-York, on an indictment for assault and battery upon Mrs. Eliza Wintringham by William Parkinson( Book )

11 editions published between 1811 and 1831 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A faithful report of the trial of the cause of Philip I. Arcularius, and William Coleman, Gent. etc. being an action for a libel, held ... on the third of January, 1807 ... by Philip I Arcularius( Book )

9 editions published between 1807 and 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of Capt. Henry Whitby, for the murder of John Pierce, with his dying declaration also, the trial of Capt. George Crimp, for piracy and manstealing by William Sampson( Book )

12 editions published in 1812 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of imaginary cases, or mock trials
The trial of Maturin Livingston, Esq. against James Cheetham for a libel held at the sittings, on the twenty eighth of Nov. 1807, before the Hon. Judge Spencer by Maturin Livingston( Book )

12 editions published between 1807 and 2009 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial for the alleged libelous inference that the plaintiff enabled his brother, Peter R. Livingston, to win money, unfairly, in a a game of cards. Held at the New York State Supreme Court
Beasts at law, or, Zoologian jurisprudence a poem, satirical, allegorical, and moral : in three cantos by Samuel Woodworth( Book )

11 editions published in 1811 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is a whale a fish? an accurate report of the case of James Maurice against Samuel Judd : tried in the Mayor's Court of the city of New-York, on the 30th and 31st of December 1818 : wherein the above problem is discussed theologically, scholastically, and historically by James Maurice( Book )

13 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial concerning a fine applied to a shipment of whale oil under a law relating to fish oil
The case of Robert M. Goodwin, Esq. charged with killing James Stoughton, Esq. ... by Robert M Goodwin( Book )

7 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial of the Journeymen Cordwainers of the City of New-York for a conspiracy to raise their wages : with the arguments of counsel at full length on a motion to quash the indictment, the verdict of the jury, and the sentence of the court by Journeymen Cordwainers of the City of New-York( Book )

4 editions published between 1810 and 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Catholic question in America whether a Roman Catholic clergyman be in any case compellable to disclose the secrets of auricular confession ; decided at the Court of General Sessions, in the City of New York ; with the arguments of counsel, and the unanimous opinion of the Court, delivered by the mayor, with his reasons in support of that opinion
Alternative Names
William Sampson American lawyer

Languages
English (272)

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