NY & Phila. Appleton, 1845. First edn. 8vo, pp. 333. Removed from a bound volume, title-leaf loose.(Corner of one leaf torn off affecting the ending of 8 lines on the recto and 7 lines on the verso) Bound With: BISHOP ONDERDONK'S STATEMENT. A Statement of Facts and Circumstances connected with the Recent Trial of the Bishop of New York. NY: Henry Onderdonk. Phila.:Appleton, 1845. 8vo, pp. 31. Item #20692
Bishop Onderdonk (1791-1861) was accused of molesting women in carriages and other public places while being drunk. The Bishop was found guilty and suspended after this celebrated trial. His brother was also a Bishop and was suspended at his own request because of alcoholism.