The Trial of John Peter Zenger
1735

 

"A NOBLE FOUNDATION FOR SECURING LIBERTY"
-Andrew Hamilton's Argument to the Jury

"The Trial of Zenger in 1735 was the germ of American freedom, the morning star of that liberty which subsequently revolutionized America."
-Gouverneur Morris 1752-1816 [Quoted in John Peter Zenger by Livingston Rutherford (NY 1941)]

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