Notebook of the impeachment of Warren Hastings, 1790.


Norton, Fletcher, 1716-1789,. Notebook of the impeachment of Warren Hastings, 1790.

Notebook of the impeachment of Warren Hastings, 1790.

An oblong notebook containing notes of evidence, in a scarcely decipherable hand (perhaps Lord Grantley's), apparently relating to the impeachment of Warren Hastings.

[78] leaves ; 11 x 17 cm.

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