13th January 1890
Reference Numbert18900113-139
VerdictGuilty > unknown

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139. ERNEST PARKE (29) was indicted for unlawfully and maliciously printing and publishing in a paper called the North London Press a false and malicious libel of and concerning Henry Earl of Euston, to which the defendant put in a plea of justification, alleging that the libel was true, and that it was for the public benefit that it was published.

SIR CHARLES RUSSELL, Q. C., with MESSRS. CHARLES MATHEWS and HART, Prosecuted; MR. LOCRWOOD, Q. C., with MESSRS. ASQUITH and ROSKILL, Defended. The details of this case were unfit for publication.

GUILTY. Twelve Months' Imprisonment.

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