Dixon’s Address To The Jury


Dixon, Frederick John (1881-1931); Galt, Alexander Casimir (b.1853)


Dixon, Frederick John (1881-1931); Galt, Alexander Casimir (b.1853). Dixon’s Address To The Jury ; In Defence of Freedom of Speech; Considered the most powerful address ever delivered in the Courts of Manitoba And Judge Galt’s Charge to the Jury in Rex v. Dixon. Winnipeg, Manitoba: The Defence Committee | Printed by the Israelite Press Limited, N.D. [Circa 1920]. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 126, 1. 8vo., measuring 5.75″ x 8.5″. Plain, twice-stapled, card covers. Light edgewear, foxing (confined chiefly to the front covers); contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with sound stapled binding. Peel #4579. See also Weinrich Citation #832A. Remarkably well-preserved in consideration of its age. Very good. Scarce in commerce. Card Covers.Caption title: “Dixon’s address to the jury: An argument for liberty of opinion.” A speech in answer to a charge of seditious libel in connection with the Winnipeg General Strike, delivered in the Winnipeg Court House, February 13-14, 1920, before Judge Galt.” (#3454) $195.00