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John Peter Zenger Trial: 1735

Suggestions For Further Reading

Buranelli, Vincent. The Trial of John Peter Zenger. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1975.

Fleming, Thomas J. "A scandalous, malicious and seditious libel." American Heritage (December 1967): 22-7, 100-06.

Goebel, Julius and T.R. Naughton, Law Enforcement in Colonial New York. New York: Commonwealth Fund, 1944.

Hopkins, W. Wat. "John Peter Zenger." In A Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism, edited by Joseph P. McKerns. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Konkle, B.A. The Life of Andrew Hamilton, 1676-1741. Philadelphia: National Publishing Co., 1941.

Morris, Richard. Fair Trial. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952.

Rutherford, Livington. John Peter Zenger, His Press, His Trial, and a Bibliography of Zenger Imprints. New York: Arno Press, 1904.

Schuy ler, L. R. Liberty of The Press in The American Colonies Before The Revolutionary War. New York: T. Whittaker, 1905.

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationNotable Trials and Court Cases - 1637 to 1832John Peter Zenger Trial: 1735 - Zenger's Attack On The Royal Governor, Cosby Strikes Back, Hamilton's Appeal For Press Freedom