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Inventory of the Richard Carlile Papers, 1819-1900
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A. Blasphemy and libel trials of:
  • 1. Richard Carlile, for publishing Paine's Age of Reason and Elihu Palmer's Principles of Nature in 1819 and for writing an article inciting agricultural workers to riot in 1830
  • 2. Jane Carlile (first wife of Richard Carlile), for printing a blasphemous article written by Carlile in The Republican
  • 3. Mary Ann Carlile (sister of Richard Carlile), for selling an Appendix to Paine's Theological Works
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