Major Esterhazy acquited of alleged forgery of Dreyfus document

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Historical Context Note

The Dreyfus Affair continues, as Major Ferdinand Esterhazy is tried for the alleged forgery of a document used to secure the conviction of Alfred Dreyfus for treason in 1894. However, Esterhazy is acquitted by a military court.
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Editors. "Major Esterhazy acquited of alleged forgery of Dreyfus document". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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