Zenger acquitted of libel (21 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

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In 1735, Editor John Peter Zenger was acquitted in New York of libelling the British governor by criticizing his conduct in office.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "Zenger acquitted of libel". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5911, accessed 26 June 2017.]

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