THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE COURT; under the third canon of 1844 in the City of New York, on Tuesday, December 10, 1844 for The Trial of the Right Rev. Benjamin T. Onderdonk, D. D. Bishop of New York; on a presentment made by the Bishops of Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia, by authority of the court.

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.

Price: $225.00

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