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Sampson, William 1764-1836

Overview
Works: 111 works in 485 publications in 1 language and 9,060 library holdings
Genres: History  Trials, litigation, etc  Anecdotes  Humor  Biographies  Apologetic writings  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Composer, Author of introduction
Classifications: KF211, 347.3
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Most widely held works by William Sampson
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 by William Sampson( Book )

31 editions published between 1813 and 2017 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of Reverend Kohlmann, Rector of Saint Peter's, who, subpoenaed to appear before a Grand Jury and reveal information received in auricular confession, refused
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( )

20 editions published between 1826 and 2008 in English and held by 519 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
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( )

11 editions published in 1805 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Compiled for the use of the honest citizens of the United States."
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( )

13 editions published between 1811 and 1976 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case of Robert M. Goodwin, Esq. : charged with killing James Stoughton, Esq. ... by Robert M Goodwin( )

6 editions published in 1821 in English and held by 356 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( )

24 editions published between 1833 and 1871 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

13 editions published between 1810 and 1978 in English and held by 333 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 council ..., the verdict of the jury, and the sentence of the court by Journeymen Cordwainers of the City of New-York( )

13 editions published between 1810 and 2007 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beasts at law, or, Zoologian jurisprudence : a poem, satirical, allegorical, and moral : in three cantos by Samuel Woodworth( )

13 editions published between 1811 and 1973 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legal mind in America: from independence to the Civil war by Perry Miller( )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three documents and speeches concerned with the emergence and the formulation of a theory of American law, edited with an introduction and notes by Perry Miller
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 )

14 editions published between 1812 and 1976 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of imaginary cases, or mock trials
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 William Sampson( )

13 editions published in 1819 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trial concerning a fine applied to a shipment of whale oil under a law relating to fish oil
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 )

10 editions published between 1807 and 2009 in English and held by 157 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
 
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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
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Eminent Reporter, 1764-1836

Sampson, W., 1764-1836

Sampson, William 1764-1836

Sampson, Wm., 1764-1836

William Sampson abogado estadounidense

William Sampson American lawyer

William Sampson avokat amerikan

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English (293)