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Amos, Andrew (1791-1860) (editor) [info]. Report of trials in the courts of Canada, relative to the destruction of the Earl of Selkirk's settlement on the Red River: With observations. London: John Murray, 1820.
Physical description: [2], 1 leaf, [vii]-xxx, [2], 388, iv p., fold. map.; 22.5 cm.
Language: English
An English barrister examined the proceedings and denounced them as without parallel in a British colony. Persons on trial included Colin Robertson, Michael Heden, John Bourke, Louis Nolin, and Martin Jordan for a riot; Paul Brown and François Firmin Boucher for murder of Robert Semple; John Siveright, Alexander Mackenzie, Hugh M'Gillis, John M'Donald, John M'Laughlin, and Simon Fraser as accessories to murder of Semple; Paul Brown for robbery; and John Cooper, and Hugh Bennerman for theft.
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