The trial of Frederick Eberle : language, patriotism, and citizenship in Philadelphia's German community, 1790 to 1830

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Main Author: Baer, Friederike.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Language and nation
  • Dragged into courts of justice unnecessarily: the trial
  • A controversy has arisen: the history
  • Germans and Anglicized Eyrisch-Germans: the parties
  • They want to steal our property, to rob our churches: class
  • All the stimulants of a political election: disorder
  • One of those cases, in which strong feelings are unavoidably excited: the summations
  • Endeavor to inform our judgments and act impartially: the outcome
  • Appendixes: 1. The defendants
  • 2. Members of the grand jury (mayor's court, March 1816 session)
  • 3. Nisi Prius jury
  • 4. The prosecution witnesses
  • 5. The defense witnesses.